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Definition of picket verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

picket

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈpɪkət//
 
[transitive, intransitive] picket (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they picket
 
he / she / it pickets
 
past simple picketed
 
-ing form picketing
 
 
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to stand outside somewhere such as your place of work to protest about something or to try and persuade people to join a strike 200 workers were picketing the factory. Striking workers picketed outside the gates.
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