# general strike definition

• noun:
• A coordinated work stoppage by a considerable proportion of employees of a certain city, area or state, usually to achieve economic or governmental objectives.
• A coordinated work stoppage by a substantial proportion of the workers of a particular city, region or state, normally to achieve economic or political goals.
• A coordinated work stoppage by a considerable proportion associated with employees of a certain town, region or state, typically to obtain economic or governmental objectives.