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shunto

[shoo n-toh] /ˈʃʊn toʊ/
noun
1.
the annual sessions of collective bargaining for wage increases sought by Japanese labor unions each spring.
Origin
< Japanese shuntō literally, spring struggle < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese chūn spring + dòu struggle
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