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sympathetic strike

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sympathetic strike1

First recorded in 1890–95

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Example Sentences

But George knew it was only just lying low, to break out into sympathetic strike on Monday morning.

A 'sympathetic strike' is only sentiment running riot, and special class suffering alone justifies revolt.

Hence the boycott, or as it has been designated by the general managers, a sympathetic strike.

Workers in other trades are called on to aid this union by a sympathetic strike, either threatened or actually put into effect.

The noon papers said that the Carpenters' Union would declare a sympathetic strike to be on from Wednesday noon.

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