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NUM, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishNUM, thethe NUMNUM, the /ˌen juː ˈem/  (the National Union of Mineworkers) a trade union in the UK for miners and other people who work in the mining industry. Until the 1984–5 miners’ strike, it was an important union, but it lost a lot of power after many mines were closed.
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