prosyndicalist

syndicalism

[sin-di-kuh-liz-uhm]
noun
1.
a form or development of trade unionism, originating in France, that aims at the possession of the means of production and distribution, and ultimately at the control of society, by federated bodies of industrial workers, and that seeks to realize its purposes through general strikes, terrorism, sabotage, etc.
2.
an economic system in which workers own and manage industry.

Origin:
1905–10; < French syndicalisme. See syndical, -ism

syndicalist, adjective, noun
syndicalistic, adjective
antisyndicalism, noun
antisyndicalist, noun, adjective
prosyndicalism, noun
prosyndicalist, noun, adjective
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syndicalism (ˈsɪndɪkəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  a revolutionary movement and theory advocating the seizure of the means of production and distribution by syndicates of workers through direct action, esp a general strike
2.  an economic system resulting from such action
 
'syndical
 
adj
 
'syndicalist
 
adj, —n
 
syndical'istic
 
adj

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syndicalism
1907, from Fr. syndicalisme "movement to transfer ownership of means of production and distribution to industrial workers," from syndical "of a labor union," from syndic "chief representative" (see syndic).
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