go-slow

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\ ˌgō-ˈslō How to pronounce go-slow (audio) \

Definition of go-slow

British

First Known Use of go-slow

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Go-slow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go-slow. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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go-slow

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English Language Learners Definition of go-slow

British : an action in which workers protest against an employer by working slowly

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