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1. union

noun. ['ˈjuːnjən'] an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer.

Synonyms

  • industrial union
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • craft union
  • labor movement
  • organisation
  • labor union
  • vertical union
  • brotherhood
  • trade union
  • trades union
  • IWW
  • trade union movement
  • organization
  • I.W.W.
  • company union

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unconnectedness
  • unconnected
  • connected

Etymology

  • union (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • unionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Labor Union

  • soviet-union
  • nonunion
  • disunion
  • communion
  • reunion
  • runion

Sentences with labor-union


1. Noun Phrase
Trade unions, otherwise known as labor unions, provide workplace representation of workers to their companies' management.

2. Noun Phrase
Joining a labor union is often required when working at a company that has a unionized work force.

3. Noun Phrase
The power of labor unions has decreased in more recent times as the manufacturing sector has declined.

4. Noun Phrase
The exceptions to employment-at-will conditions include contractual agreements, labor union contracts and public policy.

2. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages.

Synonyms

  • organized labor
  • proletariat
  • stratum
  • socio-economic class
  • lumpenproletariat
  • class
  • labor force
  • social class
  • labor pool
  • proletarian
  • prole
  • working class
  • worker

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • stay in place
  • hide
  • disappear

3. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] productive work (especially physical work done for wages).

Synonyms

  • labour
  • donkeywork
  • elbow grease
  • overwork
  • slavery
  • effort
  • work
  • hunting
  • plodding
  • manual labour
  • drudgery
  • exertion
  • manual labor
  • grind
  • travail
  • hackwork
  • overworking
  • corvee
  • sweat
  • haymaking
  • hunt
  • roping

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • universal
  • universal proposition

4. labor

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] strive and make an effort to reach a goal.

Synonyms

  • struggle
  • strive
  • labour
  • reach
  • drive
  • bear on
  • tug
  • strain
  • fight

Antonyms

  • employer
  • nonworker
  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating

5. Union

adjective. being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War.

Synonyms

  • Federal

Antonyms

  • south
  • South

6. Union

noun. the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War).

Synonyms

  • northern
  • North

Antonyms

  • slave state
  • Dixieland
  • Confederate

7. union

noun. ['ˈjuːnjən'] the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes.

Synonyms

  • sex
  • sex activity
  • pairing
  • sexual practice
  • sexual activity
  • crossing
  • hybridization
  • service
  • coupling
  • mating
  • crossbreeding
  • inbreeding
  • hybridisation
  • assortative mating
  • conjugation
  • disassortative mating
  • sexual union
  • servicing
  • hybridizing
  • interbreeding

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual

Etymology

  • union (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • unionem (Latin)

8. labor

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] work hard.

Synonyms

  • toil
  • labour
  • do work
  • fag
  • moil
  • work
  • grind
  • travail
  • drudge

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

9. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.

Synonyms

  • endurance contest
  • large order
  • tall order
  • escapade
  • no-brainer
  • walkover
  • dangerous undertaking
  • proposition
  • child's play
  • piece of cake
  • risky venture
  • work
  • picnic
  • breeze
  • assignment
  • marathon
  • undertaking
  • labor of love
  • project
  • enterprise
  • duck soup
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • cinch
  • task
  • pushover
  • labour of love
  • venture
  • baby
  • adventure

Antonyms

  • particular proposition
  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity

10. union

noun. ['ˈjuːnjən'] the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce).

Synonyms

  • matrimony
  • sigeh
  • spousal relationship
  • endogamy
  • cuckoldom
  • misalliance
  • marriage of convenience
  • intermarriage
  • bigamy
  • monandry
  • polygamy
  • wedlock
  • monogamousness
  • monogamy
  • common-law marriage
  • marriage
  • exogamy
  • open marriage
  • inmarriage

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • unemployment
  • maturity
  • motion

Etymology

  • union (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • unionem (Latin)
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