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Meaning of FEATHERBEDDING

Pronunciation:  'fedhur`beding

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  the practice (usually by a labor union) of requiring an employer to hire more workers than are required
 

FEATHERBEDDING is a 14 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: pattern, practice

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bedizenment, duplication, duplication of effort, embellishment, expletive, extravagance, fat, filling, frill, frills, frippery, gingerbread, luxury, needlessness, ornamentation, overadornment, overlap, padding, payroll padding, pleonasm, prolixity, redundance, redundancy, superfluity, superfluousness, tautology, unnecessariness, verbosity
 

 

 

 

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