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Industrial relations refers to the relationship between employers and employees in industry, and the political decisions and laws that affect it.     (BUSINESS)      n-plural  
The offer is seen as an attempt to improve industrial relations...     
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industrial  
1       adj   You use industrial to describe things which relate to or are used in industry.  
usu ADJ n  
...industrial machinery and equipment., ...a link between industrial chemicals and cancer.     
2       adj   An industrial city or country is one in which industry is important or highly developed.  
usu ADJ n  
...ministers from leading western industrial countries.     


industrial action     
If workers take industrial action, they join together and do something to show that they are unhappy with their pay or working conditions, for example refusing to work.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-uncount  
Prison officers have decided to take industrial action.     
industrial estate        ( industrial estates    plural  ) An industrial estate is an area which has been specially planned for a lot of factories.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use industrial park     
industrial park        ( industrial parks    plural  ) An industrial park is the same as an industrial estate.  
  (AM)      n-count  
industrial relations     
Industrial relations refers to the relationship between employers and employees in industry, and the political decisions and laws that affect it.     (BUSINESS)      n-plural  
The offer is seen as an attempt to improve industrial relations...     
post-industrial     
in AM, usually use postindustrial     
Post-industrial is used to describe many Western societies whose economies are no longer based on heavy industry.      adj   ADJ n  
pre-industrial     
in AM, usually use preindustrial     
Pre-industrial refers to the time before machines were introduced to produce goods on a large scale.      adj   ADJ n  
...the transition from pre-industrial to industrial society.     

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n.
Slang for having intimate relations with another person while Netflix is on in the background.
[Slang] Example: I invited Jen over to my place for a Netflix and chill kind of night.
n.
Close relation of prehistoric Sabre-toothed tiger
n.
older woman having a relation with a younger man
familiar
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
n.
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .
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