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2 definitions found
for trade union
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
trades union \trades" un`ion\, or Trade union \Trade" un`ion\ .
An organized combination among workmen for the purpose of
maintaining their rights, privileges, and interests with
respect to wages, hours of labor, customs, etc.
[1913 Webster] Trades-unionist
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an organization of employees formed to bargain with the
employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a
job" [syn: union, labor union, trade union, trades
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