trade union


trade union
.trade 'union
also .trades 'union n BrE
an organization, usually in a particular trade or profession, that represents workers, especially in meetings with employers
American Equivalent: labor union
>trade unionist n
>trade unionism n [U]

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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