unionize

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verb union·ize \ˈyün-yə-ˌnīz\

Definition of unionize

unionized

;

unionizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to organize into a labor union

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to form or join a labor union

Examples of unionize in a Sentence

  1. Workers are fighting for the right to unionize.

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First Known Use of unionize

1872


UNIONIZE Defined for English Language Learners

unionize

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verb

Definition of unionize for English Language Learners

  • : to form or join a labor union

  • : to help (people) form or join a labor union


Law Dictionary

unionize

play
verb union·ize \ˈyü-nyə-ˌnīz\

Legal Definition of unionize

unionized

unionizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to organize into a labor union to prevent them from unionizing the employees; also :  to establish a labor union in a unionized shop
  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to form or join a labor union

unionization

\ˌyü-nyə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ play noun


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