strike noun definition in Pay and conditions at work topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

strike

 noun: Pay and conditions at work topic
a period of time when an organized group of employees of a company stops working because of a disagreement over pay or conditions the train drivers’ strike a strike by teachers an unofficial/a one-day strike Air traffic controllers are threatening to come out on/go on strike. Half the workforce are now (out) on strike. The train drivers have voted to take strike action. The student union has called for a rent strike (= a refusal to pay rent as a protest).

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