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English > 1 sense of the word I.W.W.:
NOUNgroupI.W.W., Industrial Workers of the World, IWWa former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States
English > I.W.W.: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I.
SynonymsIndustrial Workers of the World, IWW
Broaderlabor movement, trade union movement, laborAn organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhoodAn organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

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