Definition of shop steward noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


shop steward

BrE BrE//ˌʃɒp ˈstjuːəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃɑːp ˈstuːərd//
(especially British English)
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a person who is elected by members of a trade/labor union in a factory or company to represent them in meetings with managers
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shop steward