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 for work stoppage
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  work stoppage
      n 1: a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad
           work conditions; "the strike lasted more than a month
           before it was settled" [syn: strike, work stoppage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "work stoppage":
     arrest, bell, boycott, boycottage, check, checkmate, cutoff,
     dead stop, deadlock, end, endgame, ending, final whistle,
     full stop, grinding halt, gun, halt, job action, lockout,
     outlaw strike, revolt, rulebook slowdown, sick-in, sit-down,
     sit-down strike, slowdown, stalemate, stand, standoff, standstill,
     stay, stop, stoppage, strike, sympathy strike, tie-up, turnout,
     walkout, wildcat strike

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