unionism

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noun union·ism \ˈyün-yə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of unionism

  1. :  the principle or policy of forming or adhering to a union: such asa capitalized :  adherence to the policy of a firm federal union between the states of the United States especially during the Civil War periodb :  the principles, theory, advocacy, or system of trade unions

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1831


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