What is another word for general strike?

30 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəɹə͡l stɹˈa͡ɪk], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəɹə‍l stɹˈa‍ɪk], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_ɹ_əl s_t_ɹ_ˈaɪ_k]

A general strike is defined as a large-scale work stoppage in an entire industry or region. Synonyms for this term include a mass strike, a total strike, or an industry-wide strike. Other related terms may include a nationwide strike, a collective action, or a walkout. A general strike typically involves workers from multiple industries coming together to demand better working conditions, higher pay, or other benefits. The goal of a general strike is to bring attention to the workers' grievances and put pressure on employers and government officials to address the issues at hand.

How to use "General strike" in context?

After weeks of furious protests and non-stop activism, the largest general strike in Europe has finally came to a close. Spanning across over 25 countries and affecting over 48 million people, the general strike was a powerful message to governments and employers that the people are not going to take it anymore.

From Berlin to Madrid, the general strike reverberated with euphoria and anger. For young people and workers who have been protesting since the summer, the general strike was a victory in terms of its scale and presence.

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