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down

(Dejected), adjective depressed, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, downcast, gloomy, glum, somber sorrowful, sullen, unhappy, upset, weary,
Associated concepts: capacity, mental illness, incompetency

down

(Lowest Point), adjective below, beneath, far below, lower, lowest, rock-bottom, under, underneath
Associated concepts: interest rates down, trip and fall, slip and fall
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Last month cleaners at Nicosia's Archbishop Makarios III hospital went on a work stoppage which was interrupted after they received reassurances more staff would be hired, and last December, Limassol general hospital's cleaners also downed tools over the same problem.
Johannesburg :Hundreds of Anglo American Platinum workers downed tools and gathered Wednesday to decide how to respond to 14,000 South African job cuts planned by the firm.
As of yesterday we have downed tools and we have had to leave.
BUILDERS at a pub have downed tools after being scared off by the SPIRITS behind the bar.
Millions of their workers had downed tools and took to the streets for most of last week, joined by ordinary citizens who were outraged at the sudden scrapping of a subsidy that kept petrol as low as 26p a litre.
STAFF at a contracting company who downed tools demanding BD20,000 compensation for relatives of a colleague killed in a worksite accident have returned to work.
Employees at Ifor Williams Trailers (IWT) on Deeside industrial estate downed tools in three separate 12-hour strikes in April, May and earlier this month.
The week began with news that taxi drivers at one company in Abu Dhabi have staged a strike; now, in an unrelated incident, labourers at a Dubai camp have also downed tools.
The Russian winter break has just begun but Spartak's miserable finish to the season - three points from four games - would suggest that their players downed tools several weeks ago.
AROUND 300 contract workers at a power station downed tools yesterday in support of sacked contractors at an oil refinery in north Lincolnshire.
WORKERS at a firm half-owned by PSA Peugeot Citroen downed tools last night in a flare-up over an ongoing row.
Staff on the shop floor downed tools for two hours when they learned they would have to take today off, with no pay, if they wanted to join the lobby of local politicians.