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go-slow

[goh-sloh] /ˈgoʊˌsloʊ/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a work slowdown, as in sympathy with strikers or as a protest.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for go slow

go-slow

noun
1.
(Brit)
  1. a deliberate slackening of the rate of production by organized labour as a tactic in industrial conflict
  2. (as modifier): go-slow tactics
US and Canadian equivalent slowdown
verb
2.
(intransitive) to work deliberately slowly as a tactic in industrial conflict
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