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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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Unite the union said if the walk-outs go ahead, almost 2,500 staff will miss work.
I S L A M A B A D -- Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Faisal Javed has said that the Opposition is looking for escape from accountability process.Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House on Tuesday, he said the government will not offer National Reconciliation Ordinance to any political party and carry out the accountability without any pause in the country.He said that civil and military leaderships are on the same page.He further said that Opposition does frequent walk-outs from NA Session apparently to put pressure on government for NRO.
Faisal Javed said that Opposition do frequent walk-outs from NA Session apparently to put pressure on government for NRO.
OVER 1,000 Google work ers staged walk-outs yesterday to protest over "sexual harassment, mis conduct and work culture".
staged midday walk-outs on Thursday, with more demonstrations expected to follow at the company's Mountain View headquarters, Reuters reports.
THE Magpie Group's 11 protest proposals for fans to vote on: | A mass march to a match, followed by a five-minute protest in the Milburn Stand atrium area; | Placing stickers around Newcastle city centre; | Expanding political pressure; | Boycotting a game; | Protests inside St James' Park (eg walk-ins, walk-outs, sit-ins, visual display)' | Boycotting games after January (still continue protests outside stadium with banners inside for the meantime); | Fundraising to ensure sustainability for the movement and so it can expand; | Throwing protest objects on to the pitch for a specified game; | Protesting at away games; | Covering up all Sports Direct advertising in the ground during a televised match; | A nationwide protest outside Sports Direct stores
And while the heat ended the festivities at the Capitol early on the first day of statewide walk-outs, the Red for Ed movement planned to return on April 27 - and possibly for days more to come.
It's hoped the women or their families will come forward so they can be invited to a special event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the walk-outs.
ARRIVA bus staff have called off one of their seven planned walk-outs after negotiations with bosses.
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.