syndicalism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n syndicalism a radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: As of 1996, Hee Haw holds the record for the longest running weekly first-run syndicated show in the history of television. It spanned over 4 decades, from the late '60s to the early '90s, airing every Saturday night at 7:00.
    • n Syndicalism The theory, plan, or practice of trade-union action (originally as advocated and practiced by the French Confédération Générale du Travail) which aims to abolish the present political and social system by means of the general strike (as distinguished from the local or sectional strike) and direct action of whatever kind (as distinguished from action which takes effect only through the medium of political action)direct action including any kind of action that is directly effective, whether it be a simple strike, a peaceful public demonstration, sabotage, or revolutionary violence. By the general strike and direct action syndicalism aims to establish a social system in which the means and processes of production are in the control of local organizations of workers, who are manage them for the common good.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n syndicalism The principles or methods of the syndicalists. See syndicalist.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. syndicalisme,

Usage

In literature:

A small syndicate would be formed to buy from you, and that syndicate would sell to a public company.
"Hugo" by Arnold Bennett
This method is known as syndicating.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
It makes up its mind it will fight Class Syndicalism with Crowd Syndicalism.
"Crowds" by Gerald Stanley Lee
It was an instantaneous success, and a syndicate of ninety newspapers was quickly organized.
"A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After" by Edward Bok
What is a syndicate, dear?
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
The syndic is a lively young man, and he receives Madame Adolphe with a smile.
"The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
The syndic left Berlin in haste, and arrived at home full of chagrin.
"Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton" by Anonymous
London Syndicate, in which are several gentlemen.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 28th, 1920" by Various
It was attended by the Syndic of Venice and the chief City authorities, as well as by officers of the Army and Navy.
"A Wanderer in Venice" by E.V. Lucas
It was cruel of the employees to stop his sale to the English syndicate.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
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In poetry:

We couldn't let the thing slip through our fingers, so to speak.
There were thousands in the mine without a doubt.
So me and Baker Brothers, and half a dozen others,
We formed a syndicate to buy him out.
"Hopeful Hawkins" by C J Dennis

In news:

With the recent world news and disasters in the US, one syndicated radio program, The Midnight Trucking Radio Network has maintained a key focus: to be on top of the world news as it happens.
Her column is distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate.
For novice investors in racehorses , buying into a syndicate with several horses is a good way to learn an unpredictable business without huge financial losses.
Mort Marcus won big by syndicating South Park, House of Payne.
Enterprise Report, our nationally syndicated television show, and Black Enterprise Magazine's Keys To A Better Life, a joint venture with Clear Channel Communications.
She also writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column for Scripps Howard News Service.
Hear Dave Ramsey's syndicated advice radio show from 6 to 8 am weekdays on NewsTalk 960 KGKL-AM.
The Washington, DC, native decoded dreams on his nationally syndicated radio program until Lou Gehrig's disease forced him off the air.
Saunders writes a nationally syndicated column for The San Francisco Chronicle and a new blog, "Token Conservative," at SFGate.
Syndicated columnist Norman Chad--whom I normally respect greatly--just wrote quite possibly the most insanely stupid column I've ever read, in which he calls for America to purposely tank at the World Cup.
Robert Hitt Neil, Syndicated columnist The Picayune Item.
Superstorm Sandy Blows Out Syndication .
Marketers who wish to find an alternate route to reach women in daytime would be well served by grabbing the remote and switching over from broadcast to syndicated TV shows, many of which are continuing to offer comparable audiences.
1 and 2 top syndicated shows of the past five years, "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family".
Increased Cross-Border Syndication Between Canadian and US VCs.
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In science:

Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge).
Tidal Evolution of Close-in Extra-Solar Planets
Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 2001. Olena Bormashenko. A coupling proof for random transpositions.
A Gibbs Sampler on the n-Simplex
We have always thought about our electronic journals as databases of digital articles, from which we can publish and syndicate articles one at a time, and we must now put flesh on those bones by developing practices that are consistent with the realities of article at a time publication online.
Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS
Wikipedia keeps a rolling log of changes, so that filtered syndication can be delivered to interested Wikipedians.
A Wikipedia Literature Review
Hillman, The algebraic characterization of geometric 4-manifolds, Cambridge University press, Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, 1994. , On 4-dimensional mapping tori and product geometries, J.
Finiteness of simple homotopy type up to s-cobordism of aspherical 4-manifolds
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