Definition of Industrial Workers of the World in English:

Industrial Workers of the World

(also IWW)

Pronunciation /inˈdəstrēəl ˈwərkərz əv/ /ɪnˈdəstriəl ˈwərkərz əv/ /ə T͟Hē/ /ə ði/ /T͟H(ə)/ /ð(ə)/ /T͟Hē wərld/ /ði wərld/

proper noun

  • A radical US labor movement, founded in Chicago in 1905 and, as part of the syndicalist movement, dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism. Its popularity declined after World War I, and by 1925 its membership was insignificant.

Pronunciation

Industrial Workers of the World

/inˈdəstrēəl ˈwərkərz əv/ /ɪnˈdəstriəl ˈwərkərz əv/ /ə T͟Hē/ /ə ði/ /T͟H(ə)/ /ð(ə)/ /T͟Hē wərld/ /ði wərld/