a mass strike in all or many trades and industries in a section or in all parts of a country.
a strike by all or most of the workers of a country, province, city, etc, esp (caps.) such a strike that took place in Britain in 1926
A strike of all of the workers in a nation or area. General strikes are usually brief and designed to show the unity of the working class.
- General synod
noun 1. the governing body, under Parliament, of the Church of England, made up of the bishops and elected clerical and lay representatives
noun, Physics. 1. See under (def 2). [rel-uh-tiv-i-tee] /ˌrɛl əˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun 1. the state or fact of being . 2. Physics. a theory, formulated essentially by Albert Einstein, that all motion must be defined to a frame of reference and that space and time are , rather than absolute concepts: it consists of […]
- General will
noun 1. (in the philosophy of Rousseau) the source of legitimate authority residing in the collective will as contrasted with individual interests
[jen-uh-reyt] /ˈdʒɛn əˌreɪt/ verb (used with object), generated, generating. 1. to bring into existence; cause to be; produce. 2. to create by a vital or natural process. 3. to create and distribute vitally and profusely: He generates ideas that we all should consider. A good diplomat generates good will. 4. to reproduce; procreate. 5. to […]