(in Northern Ireland and formerly elsewhere in the UK) a tribunal that rules on disputes between employers and employees regarding unfair dismissal, redundancy, etc
[in-dawr-out-dawr, in-dohr-out-dohr] /ˈɪnˌdɔrˈaʊtˌdɔr, ˈɪnˌdoʊrˈaʊtˌdoʊr/ adjective 1. designed or constructed to be used either indoors or outdoors: indoor-outdoor carpeting.
noun 1. an international industrial labor union, considered radical by many, that was organized in Chicago in 1905 and that disintegrated after 1920. Abbreviation: I.W.W., IWW. noun 1. an international revolutionary federation of industrial unions founded in Chicago in 1905: banned in the US in 1949 IWW See also Wobbly
[in-duh-stree] /ˈɪn də stri/ noun, plural industries for 1, 2, 7. 1. the aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principal product: the automobile industry; the steel industry. 2. any general business activity; commercial enterprise: the Italian tourist industry. 3. trade or manufacture in general: the rise […]
[in-duhs-tree-uh s] /ɪnˈdʌs tri əs/ adjective 1. working energetically and devotedly; hard-working; diligent: an industrious person. 2. Obsolete. . /ɪnˈdʌstrɪəs/ adjective 1. hard-working, diligent, or assiduous 2. an obsolete word for skilful adj. “characterized by energy, effort, and attention,” 1520s (implied in industriously), from Middle French industrieux and directly from Late Latin industriosus, from Latin […]