Definition of 'union'
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It has had the fastest growth since it joined the union. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They need trade unions interested in more than the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cricket, rugby union and rugby league do not have a ban. The Sun (2016)The row is about driver-only trains unions say will make passengers less safe. The Sun (2016)It wants councils, trade associations and unions to be given a role in deciding which skills are needed in different regions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I bought it through the trade union and was paying 11 % interest on my mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Union officials claim those with the most'just about managing' families will be worst hit. The Sun (2017)Unions have joined the main business organisations in raising concerns over the plan. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The unions say there is unemployed skilled labour available locally to do the jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The countries forming this union were far too diverse to enable it to work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This was always our argument against currency union. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It recently reached an agreement with unions to reduce pay costs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What planet do these union officials think they are on? The Sun (2011)We could end up as a country that loses two unions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At a critical stage the representatives of the workforce were called together by their union officials. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)At least one trade union is also thought to have intervened. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such a view may seem anathema in rugby union. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The need for a union flag is unclear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Women more than men focused their sole attention on marriage as a union of persons or souls. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)The impact of school disruption emerged as two teaching unions called for action this summer and autumn. The Sun (2012)We must also note that her trade union had agreed to the change. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The unions and the left generally did not like any of this. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is pressure for other unions to join the fight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Student union facilities form the basis of the social scene on both campuses. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is the price of membership of a currency union. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But unions say a pay rise is long overdue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Try to get the support and cooperation of the top people in the union which represents our workers. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)It is said to be the first example of a trade union or staff association brokering a school improvement service. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Political and philosophical differences pose a further barrier to any International union movement. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsBut as a former trade union leader, he must feel uneasy about the looming job cuts in the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet at the end of the day, unions are membership organizations, and women are a growing part of that membership. The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)
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Translations for 'union'
British English: union /ˈjuːnjən/ NOUN
A union is an organization that has been formed by workers in order to represent their rights and interests to their employers, for example in order to improve working conditions or wages.
Ten new members joined the union.
- American English: union
- Arabic: اِتِّـحاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: união
- Chinese: 联合
- Croatian: savez
- Czech: odbory
- Danish: union
- Dutch: vakbond
- European Spanish: sindicato
- Finnish: yhdistäminen
- French: union
- German: Vereinigung
- Greek: ένωση
- Italian: unione
- Japanese: 結合
- Korean: 연합
- Norwegian: union
- Polish: unia
- European Portuguese: união
- Romanian: sindicat
- Russian: союз
- Spanish: unión
- Swedish: förening
- Thai: สหภาพ
- Turkish: birlik
- Ukrainian: об'єднання
- Vietnamese: liên hiệp
Definition of union from the Collins English Dictionary
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