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double-breasting

dou·ble-breast·ing
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duhb-uh l bres-ting]
    • /ˈdʌb əl ˈbrɛs tɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duhb-uh l bres-ting]
    • /ˈdʌb əl ˈbrɛs tɪŋ/

Definition of double-breasting word

  • noun double-breasting the practice of employing nonunion workers, especially in a separate division, to supplement the work of higher-paid union workers. 1

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Origin of double-breasting

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1975-80

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Parts of speech for Double-breasting

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

double-breasting popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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