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huelga

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huelga(
wehl
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gah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (collective withdrawal from work)
a. strike
La huelga de los maestros cerró las escuelas una semana entera.The teacher strike closed down schools for a whole week.
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huelga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. strike
estar/declararse en huelgato be/to go on strike
huelga de brazos caídossit-down (strike)
huelga generalgeneral strike
huelga de hambrehunger strike
huelga indefinidaindefinite strike
huelga salvajewildcat strike
huelga de solidaridadsympathy strike
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huelga
1 [de trabajo] strike; stoppage; walkout
los obreros en huelga the workers on strike; the striking workers; estar en huelga to be on strike
declarar la huelga declararse en huelga
hacer huelga
ir a la huelga
ponerse en huelga to go on strike; come out on strike
huelga (a la) japonesa industrial action characterized by overproduction by the workforce
El comité y un amplio colectivo de trabajadores ha decidido hacer una [huelga "japonesa"] el 19, cubriendo esas deficiencias fuera de sus horas de trabajo. Jugadores y técnico del líder de la Preferente granadina han decidido una [huelga japonesa,] con entrenamientos extras, en protesta por la falta de pago.
huelga de brazos caídos sit-down strike
huelga de celo work-to-rule; go-slow; slowdown (strike); (EEUU)
huelga de hambre hunger strike
huelga de hostigamiento guerrilla strike
huelga de pago de alquiler rent strike
huelga de reglamento work-to-rule; go-slow; slowdown (strike); (EEUU)
huelga general general strike
huelga oficial official strike
huelga patronal lock-out
huelga por solidaridad sympathy strike
huelga rotatoria rotating strike
huelga salvaje wildcat strike
2 (descanso) rest; repose (formal)
3 (Mecánica) play; free movement
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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