luottamusmies

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Finnish[edit]

(index lu)

Etymology[edit]

luottamus +‎ mies

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈluɔt̪ːɑmusˌmies]
  • Hyphenation: luot‧ta‧mus‧mies

Noun[edit]

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luottamusmies

  1. union representative, union steward, (UK) shop steward, (US) workplace steward
  2. (law) A union representative whose powers are based on a collective agreement between an employers' association and a trade union, as contrasted with luottamusvaltuutettu.

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Usage notes[edit]

Despite containing the word mies (male) the term can be used for both males and females. A corresponding gender-neutral term is luottamushenkilö, whereas luottamusnainen can be used only for females.

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