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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Examples from the Web for go-slow
- a deliberate slackening of the rate of production by organized labour as a tactic in industrial conflict
- (as modifier)go-slow tactics
verb go slow
(intr) to work deliberately slowly as a tactic in industrial conflict
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