trade union


trade union
trade union
is the correct form, not trades union. The plural form is trade unions. But TUC is short for Trades Union Congress.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • trade-union — trade union …   Dictionary of sociology

  • trade-union — [ trɛdynjɔ̃; trɛdjunjɔn ] n. f. • 1876; mot angl., de trade « métier » et union « union » ♦ En Grande Bretagne, Syndicat ouvrier corporatiste. Les trade unions. N. m. TRADE UNIONISME [ trɛdynjɔnism ]; adj. et n. TRADE UNIONISTE . ⊗ HOM. Trait d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trade union — n: labor union Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. trade union …   Law dictionary

  • trade union — ➔ union * * * trade union UK US noun (UK also trades union, US also labor union) WORKPLACE, HR ► an organization that represents the people who work in a particular industry, protects their rights, and agrees on pay, hours, etc. with their… …   Financial and business terms

  • trade union — trade union, adj. 1. a labor union of craftspeople or workers in related crafts, as distinguished from general workers or a union including all workers in an industry. 2. See labor union. [1825 35] * * * Introduction also called  labour union  … …   Universalium

  • Trade Union — Pays d’origine Paris, FRANCE Genre(s) RnB Hip Hop Années actives 1997 [aujourd hui]. Site Web http://www.myspace.com/tradeunion3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trade union — Pays d’origine Paris, FRANCE Genre(s) RnB Hip Hop Années actives 1997 [aujourd hui]. Site Web http://www.myspace.com/tradeunion3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trade-Union — Trade Uni|on, Trade|uni|on [ treɪd( )ju:njən ], die; , s [engl. trade union, aus: trade = Genossenschaft u. union = Union]: englische Bez. für: Gewerkschaft. * * * Trade Uni|on, (auch:) Trade|uni|on [ treɪdju:njən], die; , s [engl. trade union,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trade union — n. 1. LABOR UNION: also Chiefly Brit. trades union 2. a labor union consisting of workers in a particular trade or craft trade unionism n. trade unionist n …   English World dictionary

  • trade union — also .trades union n BrE an organization, usually in a particular trade or profession, that represents workers, especially in meetings with employers American Equivalent: labor union >trade unionist n >trade unionism n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trade-Union — Trade Uni|on, auch Trade|uni|on [ treidju:njən] die; , s <aus engl. trade union zu trade »Genossenschaft« u. union »Vereinigung«> engl. Bez. für Gewerkschaft …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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