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strike

strike

 
 
pronunciation:
straIk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: strikes, striking, struck, stricken
definition 1: to hit with the hand or a weapon.
He struck me with the back of his hand.
similar words:
bang, hammer, hit, induce, nail, pound
definition 2: to move toward something and hit it with force.
The car struck a boy on his bicycle.
similar words:
bump
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a stopping of work as a protest for better pay or working conditions.
The workers at the automobile factory went on strike yesterday.
similar words:
protest
derivation: strikeless (adj.)
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