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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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Today, as students across the country engage in walk-outs and demand action to prevent future acts of gun violence, Senator Maggie Hassan announced the Spaulding High School community as Marchs Granite Staters of the Month, recognizing the compassion and commitment to helping others that they displayed following the horrific shooting in Parkland, Florida.
But the budget carrier said it will only announce what flights it may be forced to bin on Monday before the walk-outs on Wednesday.
ARRIVA bus staff have called off one of their seven planned walk-outs after negotiations with bosses.
David Horne, managing director for Virgin Trains on the East Coast Main Line, said: "We have worked hard to ensure there are comprehensive contingency plans in place and I want to reassure our customers that our timetable will be unaffected during these walk-outs, as well as during any subsequent strikes by the RMT.
Junior doctors, a term which covers recent medical school graduates right through to doctors who have been working for well over a decade, have staged a series of walk-outs over a new contract the government plans to impose next month.
The news comes just hours after new Business Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed controversial laws to curb walk-outs.
The strike hit Swan Hunter production at Hebburn, South Shields, the Cleland yard near Wallsend, while there were brief walk-outs up and down the Tyne at other locations.
e FBU said union members have already stage d walk-outs over 24 days since strikes began in Septembe r last year and reghters have gone on strike for more than 160 hours.
UP to 80,000 passengers will be hit if two more planned walk-outs at Aer Lingus go ahead.
Topics include the legacy of the 1968 walk-outs in Los Angeles, the production of art and media as a form of protest, community-based organizations as "agencies of transformational resistance," the role of parents in student movements for social justice, racial discrimination between and among people of color, connections between theory and practice at a school established as a direct result of Chicana/o activism in education, and the current status of Chicana/o education and education activism.
Against a backdrop on ongoing nationwide walk-outs and street protests, the junta promised to rapidly restore constitutional rule following the overthrow of Mubarak's regime.
STRIKES on the railways spread yesterday as members of the RMT union staged two walk-outs.