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go-slow

[ goh-sloh ]
/ ˈgoʊˌsloʊ /
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noun Chiefly British.
a work slowdown, as in sympathy with strikers or as a protest.
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Origin of go-slow

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for go-slow

go-slow

noun
British
  1. a deliberate slackening of the rate of production by organized labour as a tactic in industrial conflict
  2. (as modifier)go-slow tactics
US and Canadian equivalent: slowdown
verb go slow
(intr) to work deliberately slowly as a tactic in industrial conflict
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