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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.
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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.]
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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
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walkout

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

walkout

[ˈwɔːkaʊt] N (from conference) → retirada f, abandono m (de la sala); (= strike) → abandono m del trabajo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

walkout

[ˈwɔːkaʊt] n [workers] → grève-surprise f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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He urged the opposition Senators to refrain from walk outs and seriously participate in the political debates in the house, legislation and process of accountability.
She added, 'Fame and respect should be earned with hard work in time, not by childish walk outs and social media posts playing judge, jury and executioner.'
Its members will stage 24 hour walk outs on March 26 and March 29 in protest against Arriva Rail North's plans to introduce driveronly operated trains.