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Meaning of DIRECT ACTION

Pronunciation:  di'rekt 'akshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands
 
 See Also: civil disobedience, dissent, job action, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, objection, passive resistance, protest, recusancy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Direct action\ (Trade unions)
See {Syndicalism}, below.

 

 

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