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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The practice (usually by a labor union) of requiring an employer to hire more workers than are required.

Usage examples (34)
  • Let us look at the class of people who have the weak moral fibre sufficient to indulge in featherbedding.
  • I'll give you a hint: look up the term "featherbedding".
  • Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 featherbedding
  • Until recently, management was rife with featherbedding. for more
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