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A strike by public transportation workers was launched on August 12th.
a 15-day strike over pay and poor safety conditions
Workers have been out on strike since Friday.
The two main unions had called the strike.
schools closed by a teachers' strike
A train strike has crippled the city.
the danger of an imminent military strike against the United States
Cluster bombs were used in the strike on the airfield.
Bush warned that America would launch strikes against them if the war spread.
This is the American English definition of strike. View British English definition of strike.
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