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stay-in strike Syllabification: stay-in strike

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of stay-in strike in English:


A sit-down strike.
Example sentences
  • Members of the union today held a four period stay-in strike in various colleges of the district.
  • It was a stay-in strike, and the girls sat on their seats before the machines, knitting socks for soldiers.
  • In August, 1920, there were large-scale stay-in strikes in Italy in response to an owner wage cut and lockout.

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