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Definition of sit-in

sit-in

noun

  • done in protest of something or someone, where the protestors non-threatening just occupy the space or building in which they are protesting in by sitting on the floor/ground and refusing to move for anything or anyone. Most likely later will be physically removed by a police officer, the protestor is supposed to let their bodies go limp and have to be dragged out.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 10 2010.

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