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  • n. Plural form of unionist.

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Examples

  • By building on such initiatives, Miliband could transform the support he won from trade unionists from a source of vulnerability to a legitimate basis on which to broaden the scope of trade unionism.

    Ed Miliband needs trade unions

  • In 1972 a group of trade unionists from the building industry were prosecuted after flying picketing around Shrewsbury and Telford turned to violence.

    House Points: Ricky Tomlinson and the Youth Parliament

  • The difference in the vote between nationalists and unionists is much less, around 40,000-50,000 and narrowing

    The Monday Myth Deconstruction

  • The difference in the vote between nationalists and unionists is much less, around 40,000-50,000 and narrowing.

    The Monday Myth Deconstruction

  • There will be women trade unionists from the Southern African Countries including Europe.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But they are numerous enough to demand serious attention, for the literature popular among the unionists is a literature, not merely of discontent, but sometimes of revolt.

    The Promise of American Life

  • The same is true of other conservatives who contributed to the revision and restatement of the doctrinal basis of the General Synod as finally adopted in 1913 -- they all must be classified as unionists, tolerating, on principle, deviations from the doctrines and practises distinctive of Lutheranism.

    American Lutheranism Volume 2: The United Lutheran Church (General Synod, General Council, United Synod in the South)

  • It's very simple - charting the changes within the GAA and leaving out both the peace process and by extension the changed attitudes of its once sworn enemies the unionists is a startling omission.

    The Guardian World News

  • Doherty's speech also holds to other views which seem to conflict with the idea of unionists having a veto on unity:

    Slugger O'Toole

  • I don't really agree with the overselling; I think nationalists (and republicans) were considerably better conditioned by the leaders for the compromises required through the Peace Process than unionists, which is why the latter experienced the trauma of considerable political upheaval from 1998 through to St Andrews and beyond.

    Slugger O'Toole

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