Definitions for unionismˈyun yəˌnɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•ion•ismˈyun yəˌnɪz əm(n.)

  1. the principle of union, esp. trade unionism.

    Category: Business

  2. (cap.) loyalty to the federal union of the U.S., esp. during the Civil War.

    Category: American History

Origin of unionism:

1835–45

un`ion•is′tic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unionism, trade unionism(noun)

    the system or principles and theory of labor unions

Wiktionary

  1. unionism(Noun)

    The support of advocacy of a union, especially of a trade union

  2. unionism(Noun)

    Support for the North (the Union) during the American Civil War

  3. unionism(Noun)

    Support for the continuance of the United Kingdom (especially with respect to Northern Ireland)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unionism(noun)

    the sentiment of attachment to a federal union, especially to the federal union of the United States

  2. Unionism(noun)

    the principles, or the system, of combination among workmen engaged in the same occupation or trade

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