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nonunionised

  • adjective satellite not affiliated in a trade union
    unorganized; unorganised; nonunionized.
    • the workers in the plant were unorganized

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frontbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party

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unwaged

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frontbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party

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wageless

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frontbench

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unrest

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; tempestuousness; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a feeling of restless agitation

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unremunerated

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backbench

  • noun any of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons

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underutilised

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backbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader

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unalienated

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electable

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unionised

  • adjective not converted into ions
    nonionic; nonionized; unionized; nonionised.
  • verb recruit for a union or organize into a union
    unionize; unionise.
    • We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers

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modernisers

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sisyphean

Relating to Sisyphus; incessantly recurring; as, Sisyphean labors.

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corvee

  • noun unpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes

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backbencher

  • noun a member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader

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deskill

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intensiveness

  • noun high level or degree; the property of being intense
    intensity.

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unfree

  • adjective held in servitude
    • he was born of slave parents
  • adjective hampered and not free; not able to act at will

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blackleg

  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; rat.
  • verb take the place of work of someone on strike
    fink; scab; rat.

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backbench

  • noun any of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons

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remunerate

  • verb make payment to; compensate
    compensate; recompense.
    • My efforts were not remunerated

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pary

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unrepaid

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unorganised

  • adjective not having or belonging to a structured whole
    unorganized.
    • unorganized territories lack a formal government
  • adjective satellite not affiliated in a trade union
    unorganized; nonunionized; nonunionised.
    • the workers in the plant were unorganized

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mp

  • noun a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners
    military policeman.
  • noun a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
    military police.

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backbreaking

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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heartland

  • noun the central region of a country or continent; especially a region that is important to a country or to a culture

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indentured

  • adjective satellite bound by contract
    apprenticed; bound; articled.
  • verb bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant
    indent; indenture.
    • an indentured servant

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bureau

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; agency; authority; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    chest; chest of drawers; dresser.

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deskilled

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candidature

  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; electioneering; candidacy; political campaign.

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economise

  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    economize; save.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; husband.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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sweat

  • noun salty fluid secreted by sweat glands
    perspiration; sudor.
    • sweat poured off his brow
  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; stew; lather; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams

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shortage

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    shortfall; deficit.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
  • noun an acute insufficiency
    famine; dearth.

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recruiter

  • noun someone who supplies members or employees
  • noun an official who enlists personnel for military service

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preterm

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tarty

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economise

  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    economize; save.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; husband.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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organiser

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; labor organizer.
  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; arranger.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting

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sweatshop

  • noun factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions; common in the clothing industry

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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socialise

  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialize.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize
  • verb train for a social environment
    socialize.
    • The children must be properly socialized

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reallocation

  • noun a share that has been allocated again
  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
    reapportionment; reallotment.

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footloose

  • adjective satellite free to go or do as one pleases
    • Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on
    • a footloose young man eager to see the big city

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militancy

  • noun a militant aggressiveness
    militance; combativeness.

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remunerate

  • verb make payment to; compensate
    compensate; recompense.
    • My efforts were not remunerated

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hoarding

  • noun large outdoor signboard
    billboard.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; stash; lay away; hive up; hoard.

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homework

  • noun preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
    preparation; prep.

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copartnership

  • noun a partnership in which employees get a share of the profits in addition to their wages

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unrest

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; tempestuousness; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a feeling of restless agitation

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deregulating

  • noun the act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)
    deregulation.
  • verb lift the regulations on
    deregulate.

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estrange

  • verb remove from customary environment or associations
    • years of boarding school estranged the child from her home
  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; alienate.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious

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unspecialised

  • adjective not specialized or modified for a particular purpose or function
    unspecialized.

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corvee

  • noun unpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes

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objectify

  • verb make external or objective, or give reality to
    exteriorise; externalise; externalize; exteriorize.
    • language externalizes our thoughts
  • verb make impersonal or present as an object
    depersonalize; depersonalise.
    • Will computers depersonalize human interactions?
    • Pornography objectifies women

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adulterate

  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase.
    • adulterate liquor
  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterated; debased.

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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sympathiser

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathizer.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    sympathizer; well-wisher.

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redeploy

  • verb deploy anew
    • The U.S. must redeploy their troops in the Middle East

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overhead

  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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coolie

  • noun (ethnic slur) an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer
    cooly.

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turnover

  • noun the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers
    employee turnover; turnover rate.
  • noun a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling

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migrant

  • noun traveler who moves from one region or country to another
    migrator.
  • adjective satellite habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work
    migratory.
    • appalled by the social conditions of migrant life
    • migratory workers

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landslide

  • noun an overwhelming electoral victory
    • Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide
  • noun a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
    landslip.

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nonskilled

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confederation

  • noun the state of being allied or confederated
    alliance.
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederacy; federation.

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abridge

  • verb reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    reduce; cut; abbreviate; shorten; contract; foreshorten.
    • The manuscript must be shortened
  • verb lessen, diminish, or curtail
    • the new law might abridge our freedom of expression

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productivity

  • noun the quality of being productive or having the power to produce
    productiveness.
  • noun (economics) the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time

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underemployed

  • adjective satellite employed only part-time when one needs full-time employment or not making full use of your skills
    • migrants are likely to be poor and underemployed
    • able people are kept underemployed

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exploitable

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federation

  • noun an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederacy; confederation.

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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shortage

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    shortfall; deficit.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
  • noun an acute insufficiency
    famine; dearth.

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herculean

  • adjective satellite displaying superhuman strength or power
    powerful.
    • herculean exertions
  • adjective satellite extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules
    • a herculean task

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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unremitted

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utilisation

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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unshackle

To loose from shackles or bonds; to set free from restraint; to unfetter. Addison.

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internationalism

  • noun the doctrine that nations should cooperate because their common interests are more important than their differences
  • noun quality of being international in scope
    internationality.
    • he applauded the internationality of scientific terminology

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mechanise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; motorise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanize.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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scarcity

  • noun a small and inadequate amount
    scarceness.

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subcontract

  • noun a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
  • verb arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    farm out; job.

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recruiter

  • noun someone who supplies members or employees
  • noun an official who enlists personnel for military service

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economise

  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    economize; save.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; husband.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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aristocracy

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    nobility.
  • noun the most powerful members of a society
    gentry.

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materialise

  • verb come into being; become reality
    materialize; happen.
    • Her dream really materialized

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councillor

  • noun a member of a council
    council member.

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conscript

  • noun someone who is drafted into military service
    draftee; inductee.
  • verb enroll into service compulsorily
    • The men were conscripted

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intensive

  • noun a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies
    intensifier.
    • `up' in `finished up' is an intensifier
    • `honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
  • adjective satellite characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form
    • the questioning was intensive
    • intensive care
    • research-intensive
    • a labor-intensive industry

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feminise

  • verb assume (more) feminine characteristics
    feminize.
    • feminized language
    • feminized frogs
  • verb to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to
    effeminise; effeminize; womanize; feminize.
    • This hairdo feminizes the man

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sympathiser

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathizer.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    sympathizer; well-wisher.

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socialised

  • adjective satellite under group or government control
    socialized.
    • socialized ownership
    • socialized medicine
  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialize; socialise.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize

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leadership

  • noun the activity of leading
    leading.
    • his leadership inspired the team
  • noun the body of people who lead a group
    leaders.
    • the national leadership adopted his plan

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conscript

  • noun someone who is drafted into military service
    draftee; inductee.
  • verb enroll into service compulsorily
    • The men were conscripted

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quiescence

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    dormancy; quiescency.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    sleeping; quiescency; dormancy.

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reallocate

  • verb allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
    reapportion.
    • Congressional seats are reapportioned on the basis of census data

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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unutilized

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migrant

  • noun traveler who moves from one region or country to another
    migrator.
  • adjective satellite habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work
    migratory.
    • appalled by the social conditions of migrant life
    • migratory workers

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unproductive

  • adjective not producing or capable of producing
    • elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries
  • adjective satellite not producing desired results
    • the talks between labor and management were unproductive

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mobilisation

  • noun act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action
    mobilization.
    • mobilization of the country's economic resources
  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    militarisation; militarization; mobilization.

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unpaid

  • adjective not paid
    • unpaid wages
    • an unpaid bill
  • adjective satellite without payment
    volunteer.
    • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    • a volunteer fire department

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organiser

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; labor organizer.
  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; arranger.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting

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semiskilled

  • adjective satellite possessing or requiring limited skills
    • semiskilled dockworkers
    • a semiskilled job

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militance

  • noun a militant aggressiveness
    combativeness; militancy.

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gruelling

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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