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Noun: work stoppage  wurk stó-pij
  1. A group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    "the work stoppage lasted more than a month before it was settled";
    - strike

Derived forms: work stoppages

Type of: industrial action [Brit], job action [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Work stoppage