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Workers walked out in protest last month, triggering a wave of unofficial sympathy strikes. The Sun (2009)Up to 200 prison staff have staged an unofficial strike. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most national strikes are official, whereas most local strikes are unofficial. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)Sometimes union members take unofficial strike action without a ballot, for which they can technically be dismissed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has acted as one of the campaign's unofficial advisers, according to an insider. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If it succeeds it could become the unofficial capital of the Middle East. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was also followed by unofficial strikes by workers at Grangemouth oil refinery who complained that jobs had been awarded to European counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)About 2,000 workers at 17 sites across the country have been taking part in unofficial strikes protesting at the use of foreign labour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The move follows a series of unofficial strikes throughout the country, which has resulted in a backlog of up to 30 million items. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: unofficial /ˌʌnəˈfɪʃəl/ ADJECTIVE
An unofficial action is not authorized, approved, or organized by a person in authority.
...an unofficial request.
- American English: unofficial
- Arabic: غَيْرُ رَسْمِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: não oficial
- Chinese: 非官方的
- Croatian: neslužben
- Czech: neoficiální
- Danish: uofficiel
- Dutch: onofficieel
- European Spanish: extraoficial
- Finnish: epävirallinen ei virallinen
- French: officieux
- German: inoffiziell
- Greek: ανεπίσημος
- Italian: informale
- Japanese: 非公認の
- Korean: 비공식의
- Norwegian: uoffisiell
- Polish: nieoficjalny
- European Portuguese: não oficial
- Romanian: neoficial
- Russian: неофициальный
- Spanish: extraoficial
- Swedish: inofficiell
- Thai: ไม่เป็นทางการ
- Turkish: resmi olmayan
- Ukrainian: неофіційний
- Vietnamese: không chính thức
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