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rent strike

noun
1.
a temporary, organized refusal by tenants, as of an apartment building, to pay their rent, as in protest over inadequate services.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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  • If all else fails, you and your fellow tenants might consider holding a rent strike.
  • It took us going on rent strike to get our intercom system fixed.

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