strikebreaking

[ strahyk-brey-king ]

noun
  1. action directed at breaking up a strike of workers.

Origin of strikebreaking

1
First recorded in 1915–20; strike + breaking2

Words Nearby strikebreaking

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How to use strikebreaking in a sentence

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

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