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Noun: sympathetic strike  ,sim-pu'the-tik strIk
  1. A strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer
    - sympathy strike

Derived forms: sympathetic strikes

Type of: strike, work stoppage

Encyclopedia: Sympathetic strike