syn·di·cal·ism /'sin-di-kə-ˌli-zəm/ n [French syndicalisme, from ( chambre ) syndicale trade union, from chambre chamber + syndicale, feminine of syndical of or relating to a syndic or to a committee that assumes the powers of a syndic, from syndic government office]: a doctrine or practice promoting the revolutionary seizure of government and industry see also criminal syndicalism

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