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Act of Union in British history, either of the parliamentary acts by which the countries of the United Kingdom were brought together as a political whole. By the first Act of Union (1707)...

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unions

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7 words.

Syn: labor unions. See trade union.

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unions

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 6 words.

See trade union.

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Chris Wrigley.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 4597 words.

The earliest trade unions emerged in Britain before the Industrial Revolution. The term trade unions dates from the eighteenth century,

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Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 312 words.

A common abbreviation for trades unions or labour organizations. Modern unions date from the mass industrialization of the 19th century,

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Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 185 words.

The union of two events (see sample space) A and B is the event ‘either A or B

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Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 141 words.

The union of two events (see sample space) A and B is the event ‘either A or B

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P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 40 words.

1 Technically of an operation on sets by which the union (or sum) of sets A and B is

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P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 40 words.

1. Technically of an operation on sets by which the union (or sum) of sets A and B is

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union

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 167 words.

The union of sets A and B (subsets of a *universal set) is the set consisting of all

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James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 132 words.

The union of sets A and B (subsets of a *universal set) is the set consisting of all

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