unionize

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Etymology[edit]

union +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

unionize (third-person singular simple present unionizes, present participle unionizing, simple past and past participle unionized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To organize workers into a union.
    The company laid off all the workers when they tried to unionize.
    My uncle got roughed up by some corporate thugs after they caught him trying to unionize their workers.

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