ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-strike (audio)
variants or antistrike
: serving or intended to discourage or prevent strikes
anti-strike laws
… Papandreou instituted draconian anti-strike controls over public-sector employees to preempt any danger of trade-union resistance to the costs of the new financial course, as unemployment inevitably rose.Perry Anderson

Examples of anti-strike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But on Friday, a week and a half after walking back his anti-strike remarks, Amell joined a picket line in solidarity with his union. Wesley Stenzel,, 11 Aug. 2023 Weeks after delivering anti-strike comments during a fan convention, actor Stephen Amell was spotted on the picket line in New York on Friday. William Earl, Variety, 11 Aug. 2023 However, as The Hollywood Reporter detailed earlier this week, the U.K.’s strict anti-strike legislation hamstrings much activity for both Equity and its members. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-strike was in 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-strike.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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