Definition of Sympathy strike

1. Noun. A strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer.

Exact synonyms: Sympathetic Strike
Generic synonyms: Strike, Work Stoppage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sympathy Strike

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sympathizers
sympathizes
sympathizing
sympathizingly
sympathoadrenomedullary
sympathoexcitation
sympathoexcitatory
sympatholytic
sympatholytics
sympathomimetic
sympathomimetics
sympathovagal
sympathy
sympathy card
sympathy strike (current term)
sympatico
sympatric
sympatrically
sympatries
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sympetalies
sympetalous
sympetaly
symphile
symphiles
symphilid
symphily
symphonic
symphonic music

Literary usage of Sympathy strike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Missouri Division of Mine Inspection, Missouri Bureau of Mines (1900)
"The sympathy strike also brought out the miners employed in the mine of ... The sympathy strike also caused a small number of the miners at. the mines of ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... of more general and political character, and the " sympathy " strike came to be a frequent and undesirable addition to the ordinary economic agitation. ..."

3. The Development of Western Civilization: A Study in Ethical, Economic and by Jacob Dorsey Forrest (1906)
"There is usually nothing noble in the sympathy strike or the boycott of goods produced by ... The sympathy strike and the boycott may sometimes be employed ..."

4. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"... having experienced the inconsistency, is now working for the elimination of the sympathy strike, and the realization of permanent bargaining relations ..."

5. Annual Report by Missouri Division of Mine Inspection, Missouri Bureau of Mines (1900)
"The sympathy strike also brought out the miners employed in the mine of ... The sympathy strike also caused a small number of the miners at. the mines of ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... of more general and political character, and the " sympathy " strike came to be a frequent and undesirable addition to the ordinary economic agitation. ..."

7. The Development of Western Civilization: A Study in Ethical, Economic and by Jacob Dorsey Forrest (1906)
"There is usually nothing noble in the sympathy strike or the boycott of goods produced by ... The sympathy strike and the boycott may sometimes be employed ..."

8. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"... having experienced the inconsistency, is now working for the elimination of the sympathy strike, and the realization of permanent bargaining relations ..."

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