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struck

[ struhk ]
/ strʌk /
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verb

simple past tense and a past participle of strike.

adjective

(of a factory, industry, etc.) closed or otherwise affected by a strike of workers.

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Origin of struck

1890–95 for def. 2
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British Dictionary definitions for struck

struck
/ (strʌk) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of strike

adjective

mainly US and Canadian (of an industry, factory, etc) shut down or otherwise affected by a labour strike
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