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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
References in periodicals archive ?
He stated to continue walkouts until Prime Minister gives a written undertaking that such a scenario will not be repeated.
Organizers said they expected students in the Houston, Dallas and San Antonio areas to take part in the national school walkout, but there were no reports of large responses in Texas - although some Texas students staged walkouts last week before their spring break began.
To date, these have been peaceful walkouts, largely coordinated through the school's administration.
I will continue staging walkouts until Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi gives a written undertaking that such a scenario will not be repeated," he warned.
Expressing his displeasure over lack of decorum for the parliament, Sadiq said: "I will continue staging walkouts until Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi gives a written assurance that such scenario will not happen again.
Teachers have taken to Facebook to begin plotting walkouts.
Lufthansa estimates that the 18 months of walkouts by pilots cost the Cologne, Germany-based company 352 million euros ($379 million).
More strike action can be expected on Saturday at Frankfurt, the union said on Friday, but Lufthansa's other main hub in Munich will not be subject to walkouts until after Sunday, given school holidays in that region.
STRIKE-HIT West Midlands Fire Service is urging people to only call 999 for genuine emergencies during Bank Holiday walkouts by crews.
The walkouts are the latest to be called by the Fire Brigades Union in a national dispute over pensions.
Members of the NUT could stage walkouts at the end of June if their dispute is not resolved.
Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) could stage walkouts at the end of June if their dispute is not resolved, it has been announced.