trade unionism

or trade-un·ion·ism

[ treyd yoon-yuh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˈtreɪd ˈyun yəˌnɪz əm /


the system, methods, or practice of trade or labor unions.
trade unions collectively.


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Also trades-un·ion·ism.

Origin of trade unionism

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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