Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
Australian Council of Trade Unions: in Australia, the main organization of trade unions
the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations: the largest US organization for trade unions
a professional organization for US lawyers that promotes legal standards, the study of law, and improvements in the US system of justice. The American Bar Association is often referred to as the ABA.
used by men who belong to a trade union for talking to or referring to other men who are members
a group of trade union members, especially in the newspaper or publishing industries
a business where all the workers must be members of a particular trade union
Congress of South African Trade Unions: a large and powerful organization in South Africa that represents many different trade unions
a trade union for actors
the organization in England and Wales that is responsible for the education and training of barristers. It is usually just called the Bar Council.
the political and other organizations such as trade unions whose aim is to improve conditions for workers
the National Union of Journalists: a trade union that represents journalists in the UK
to form a trade union (=an organization that protects workers’ rights), or to persuade people to do this
the belief that workers should control industry through trade unions
a group of 19th-century English farm workers who formed a trade union (=an organization that represents workers in discussions with employers) and as a result were officially punished by a court of law
a British organization to which most trade unions belong. It is usually called the TUC.
British an organization of workers that aims to improve pay and conditions of work. Trade unions are often simply called unions.
British someone who supports a trade union or trade unionism
the Trades Union Congress: the organization that represents British trade unions (=workers’ organizations)
to organize a group of workers so that they form a trade union
unionized workers are members of trade unions
a large trade union in the UK for people who work in the public services
unorganized workers do not belong to a trade union
a form of machine learning which incorporates the use of neural networksBuzzWord Article
a general election … that is called earlier than expectedadd a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog