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[ shoo n-toh ]
/ ˈʃʊn toʊ /


the annual sessions of collective bargaining for wage increases sought by Japanese labor unions each spring.

Nearby words

shunpike, shunt, shunt-wound, shunter, shunting engine, shunto, shura, shush, shushan, shut, shut down

Origin of shunto

< Japanese shuntō literally, spring struggle < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese chūn spring + dòu struggle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019