Definition of syndicalism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪndɪkəlɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪndɪkəlɪzəm//
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the belief that factories, businesses, etc. should be owned and managed by all the people who work in them Word Originearly 20th cent.: from French syndicalisme, from syndical, from syndic ‘a delegate’, via late Latin from Greek sundikos, from sun- ‘together’ + dikē ‘justice’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: syndicalism