syndical

syndical

[sin-di-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a union of persons engaged in a particular trade.
2.
of or pertaining to syndicalism.

Origin:
1860–65; < French; see syndic, -al1

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syndic (ˈsɪndɪk)
 
n
1.  (Brit) a business agent of some universities or other bodies
2.  (in several countries) a government administrator or magistrate with varying powers
 
[C17: via Old French from Late Latin syndicus, from Greek sundikos defendant's advocate, from syn- + dikē justice]
 
'syndicship
 
n
 
'syndical
 
adj

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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