Sit-in



noun
1.
any organized protest in which a group of people peacefully occupy and refuse to leave a premises:
Sixty students staged a sit-in outside the dean’s office.
2.
an organized passive protest, especially against racial segregation, in which the demonstrators occupy seats prohibited to them, as in restaurants and other public places.
3.
sit-down strike.
noun
1.
a form of civil disobedience in which demonstrators occupy seats in a public place and refuse to move as a protest
2.
another term for sit-down strike
verb (intransitive, adverb)
3.
(often foll by for) to deputize (for)
4.
(foll by on) to take part (in) as a visitor or guest: we sat in on Professor Johnson’s seminar
5.
to organize or take part in a sit-in
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