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strikebreaking

[strahyk-brey-king]
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noun
  1. action directed at breaking up a strike of workers.

Origin of strikebreaking

First recorded in 1915–20; strike + breaking1
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Historical Examples

  • The next morning a crowd stood before the stairway leading to the factory when the strikebreaking girls came to work.

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    Sherwood Anderson