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verb picket pronunciation in American English /ˈpɪkɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypicket
he/she/itpickets
present participlepicketing
past tensepicketed
past participlepicketed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to take part in a protest outside a building, especially as part of a strike. Protests like this are called picketing

    About 100 people picketed the U.S. embassy on Thursday.

    They were arrested while picketing outside the factory.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to put soldiers in position to guard a place

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