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.
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