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strike

Etymology: AS, strican, to advance swiftly
an action taken collectively by the employees of a company or institution in which they stop reporting for work in an effort to cause the employer to accede to certain demands. A strike usually follows unsuccessful negotiations between representatives of the union and management.

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Adding to its versatility and unique customizable features for varying gaming preferences, the Striker Pro Premium Gaming Headset ships with three detachable cables, allowing users to easily switch between PC, console and mobile use.
I think everybody here has different qualities as strikers and it's only better for all of us to learn from each other - and especially for me to learn off them, the more experienced strikers here.
The 6ft 3 striker is not known for a prolific strike rate, more for his physical presence.
Pellegrini said that he thinks a lot of Suarez, adding that he is not only a striker, but a great player as well, who scores goals, but also plays a lot for the team.
Bani Yas have replaced Brazilian striker Marcelo Perreira with Argentinian midfielder Sebastian Prediger, 27, who comes on loan from Portugal's FC Porto.
The lives of several of these people are in danger, especially among the female hunger strikers.
United would not comment on any interest in the striker, but the prospect of a return for Bent would cause ripples in the world of North East football - not least due to his Sunderland connections.
Oshkosh says the new-generation Striker family features advanced safety systems and delivers "innovative fire suppression technolog, unmatched chassis performance, and unsurpassed reliability and durability" It adds that the Korean vehicles' 6x6 axle configuration, with Oshkosh TAK-4 all-wheel independent suspension and rear steering system, gives them "a smooth ride and excellent off-road capabilities.
AC MILAN have opened talks with Carlos Tevez's advisors about a January move for the Manchester City striker, it emerged last night.
WE WROTE: GLASGOW Rangers have hardened their interest in former striker Kris Boyd but, from Mowbray's point of view, the situation is clouded by the fact that Marvin Emnes has suffered a suspected broken metatarsal - which would rule him out for six to eight weeks.
they're going with what they know," said Duane Good Striker, who placed a distant fifth on a slate of five candidates in Ward 8.
Even though they are set to retrieve the services of Egypt striker Emad Meteb in January, Ahly are willing to make another addition to their attacking department.