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shunto

[ shoon-toh ]
/ ˈʃʊn toʊ /
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noun
the annual sessions of collective bargaining for wage increases sought by Japanese labor unions each spring.
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Origin of shunto

<Japanese shuntō literally, spring struggle <Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese chūn spring + dòu struggle
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