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walk·out

 (wôk′out′)
n.
1. A labor strike.
2. The act of leaving or quitting a meeting, company, or organization, especially as a sign of protest.

walk′out`

or walk′-out`,



n.
1. a strike by workers.
2. the act of leaving or being absent from a meeting, esp. as an expression of protest.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walkout - a strike in which the workers walk outwalkout - a strike in which the workers walk out
strike, work stoppage - a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions; "the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled"
2.walkout - the act of walking out (of a meeting or organization) as a sign of protestwalkout - the act of walking out (of a meeting or organization) as a sign of protest; "there was a walkout by the Black members as the chairman rose to speak"
protest, dissent, objection - the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

walkout

noun strike, protest, revolt, stoppage, industrial action Moderate unions have refused to join the walkout.
Translations

walkout

[ˈwɔːkaʊt] N (from conference) → retirada f, abandono m (de la sala); (= strike) → abandono m del trabajo

walkout

[ˈwɔːkaʊt] n [workers] → grève-surprise f

walkout

[ˈwɔːkˌaʊt] n (from conference) → abbandono; (strike) → sciopero selvaggio or a sorpresa
to stage a walkout (from conference) → ritirarsi in segno di protesta (from work) → scendere in sciopero
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Germany's second-busiest airport, was stroked by UFO, Munich, with an 11-hour walkout that starting at 1pm (midday Irish time).
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TRADE union laws could be rewritten to make it more difficult to take strike action, a Government minister warned, as the scale of the disruption expected to be caused by next week's walkout became clearer.
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