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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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Junior doctors know what is on offer and an unprecedented 98% vote for walk-outs tells us that they are not really being offered an 11% pay rise for fewer hours.
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.
There have already been 12 walk-outs in the long-running dispute, but this is the first-time fire-fighters will have gone on strike for a full 24 hours.
UP to 80,000 passengers will be hit if two more planned walk-outs at Aer Lingus go ahead.
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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.
The results come as meanwhile BA is embroiled in a bitter labour dispute with 13,000 cabin crew personnel, who on Thursday won a legal battle to enable them to start a series of walk-outs on Monday.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) served notice of further walk-outs to take place next Friday, November 6 and on Monday November 9.
The Communication Workers Union was due to announce the result of a ballot of 120,000 of its members at Royal Mail, with officials confident of achieving backing for nationwide walk-outs.