a Polish organization of independent trade unions founded in 1980: outlawed by the government of Poland in 1982.
noun (pl) -ties
unity of interests, sympathies, etc, as among members of the same class
the organization of free trade unions in Poland: recognized in 1980; outlawed in 1982; legalized and led the new noncommunist government in 1989
A labor union in Poland, independent of the government and of the Polish Communist party, that grew to a membership of several million in the early 1980s. Led by Lech Walesa, Solidarity pushed for many reforms and played a major part in the ouster of communism in Poland and its replacement by a multiparty, democratic government. The movement’s influence began to decline in the 1990s.
adjective 1. characterized by or involving community of responsibilities and interests. adjective 1. marked by unity of interests, responsibilities, etc
adjective, solider, solidest. 1. having three dimensions (length, breadth, and thickness), as a geometrical body or figure. 2. of or relating to bodies or figures of three dimensions. 3. having the interior completely filled up, free from cavities, or not hollow: a solid piece of chocolate. 4. without openings or breaks: a solid wall. 5. […]
noun, plural solidi [sol-i-dahy] /ˈsɒl ɪˌdaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a gold coin of ancient Rome, introduced by Constantine and continued in the Byzantine Empire; bezant. 2. (in medieval Europe) a money of account equal to 12 denarii. Compare sol2 . 3. virgule. noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. (on a graph of temperature versus composition) the curve […]
verb (used with object), solidified, solidifying. 1. to make solid; make into a hard or compact mass; change from a liquid or gaseous to a solid form. 2. to unite firmly or consolidate. 3. to form into crystals; make crystallized. verb (used without object), solidified, solidifying. 4. to become solid. 5. to form into crystals; […]