strikebreaker

noun strike·break·er \ -ˌbrā-kər \

Definition of strikebreaker

:a person hired to replace a striking worker

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First Known Use of strikebreaker

1904


STRIKEBREAKER Defined for English Language Learners

strikebreaker

noun

Definition of strikebreaker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is hired to replace a worker who is on strike or who continues to work during a strike


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strikebreaker

noun strike·break·er \ ˈstrīk-ˌbrā-kər \

legal Definition of strikebreaker

:an individual hired to replace a striking worker


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