sindicato

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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (commerce)
a. labor union
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El sindicato decidió no respaldar a ningún candidato en esta elección.The labor union decided not to endorse a candidate in this election.
Acudimos al sindicato porque nuestros gerentes no nos están haciendo caso.We turned to the labor union because our managers aren't taking us seriously.
b. trade union (United Kingdom)
El sindicato ha luchado mucho para proteger nuestros derechos como trabajadores.The trade union has fought hard to protect our rights as workers.
c. union
Los profesores tienen mucha seguridad de trabajo porque están protegidos por los sindicatos.The teachers have a lot of job security because they're protected by the unions.
2. (finance)
a. syndicate
Varias empresas de la ciudad han formado un sindicato para mejorar la calidad de vida de la ciudadanía.Several of the city's businesses have formed a syndicate to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
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sindicato
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. union
b. trade union (United Kingdom)
c. labor union
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
sindicato amarilloyellow union
d. conservative trade union that leans towards the employers' interests
sindicato obreroblue-collar union
sindicato verticalworkers' and employers' union during the Franco period
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sindicato
1 [de trabajadores] trade union; trades union; labor union; (EEUU)
sindicato amarillo yellow union; conservative union that is in the pocket of the management
el problema de los sindicatos amarillos the problem of company unionism
reconoce así los inicios de la organización de la mano de Martín Villa, como sindicato amarillo, para oponerse a los previsibles vientos de oposición sindical en 1977 José MONTERO, Presidente de CSI-CSIF de Madrid: UGT y CCOO son sindicatos amarillos
2 [de negociantes] syndicate
casarse por el sindicato to have a shotgun wedding
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