Meaning of adversaryism

ad•ver•sar•y•ism

Pronunciation: (ad'vur-ser"ē-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. an attitude, as in labor-management negotiations, that any opposition to demands indicates an unwillingness of one side to cooperate and bargain in good faith.
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