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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trade unionist, unionist, union membernoun

    a worker who belongs to a trade union


  1. unionistnoun

    An advocate or supporter of unionism

  2. unionistnoun

    A trade unionist

  3. unionistadjective

    Of or pertaining to unionism


  1. unionist

    A unionist is a person who supports the joining or unifying of states, organizations, or groups for a common purpose or cause. This term is often associated with political movements and ideologies advocating for the maintenance or establishment of political unions. For instance, it may refer to supporters of the Union during the American Civil War, or those favoring Northern Ireland's remaining part of the United Kingdom. Unionists typically emphasize unity, solidarity, cooperation, and collective action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unionistnoun

    one who advocates or promotes union; especially a loyal supporter of a federal union, as that of the United States

  2. Unionistnoun

    a member or supporter of a trades union

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Unionist' in Nouns Frequency: #2794

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Unionist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Unionist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Unionist in a Sentence

  1. Martin Niemller:

    In Germany, they first came for the communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Catholic. Then they came for me -- and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

  2. Reverend Martin Niemoeller:

    When the Nazis came for the communists, I remained silent; I was not a communist. When they locked up the social democrats, I remained silent; I was not a social democrat. When they came for the trade unionists, I did not speak out; I was not a trade unionist. When they came for me, there was no one left to speak out.

  3. Theresa May:

    I am prepared to leave this job earlier than I intended in order to do what is right for our country and Democratic Unionist Party.

  4. Christopher Woodhouse:

    I was always a 'small u' unionist. But I could not in all good conscience say I could vote for Northern Ireland to remain a member of the United Kingdom, i am softening to the idea of Irish unity, purely on economic issues.

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