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walk-in

(wôk′ĭn′)
adj.
1. Large enough to admit entrance: a walk-in closet.
2. Located so as to be entered directly from the street: a walk-in apartment.
n.
1. A room large enough to admit entrance.
2.
a. One who arrives for or wishes to get something, such as a service, without having an appointment or reservation.
b. One who defects to another country after walking into its embassy.
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walk-in

adj
1. (Building) (of a cupboard) large enough to allow a person to enter and move about in
2. (Building) US (of a building or apartment) located so as to admit of direct access from the street
3. (Building) (of a flat or house) in a suitable condition for immediate occupation
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walk′-in`



adj.
1. of or pertaining to persons who walk into an office or store from the street without an appointment.
2. large enough to be walked into: a walk-in closet.
n.
3. a customer, patient, etc., who arrives without an appointment.
4. something large enough to be walked into, as a refrigerator.
5. an assured victory.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walk-in - person who walks in without having an appointment; "the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.walk-in - an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum
defector, deserter - a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
intelligence agent, intelligence officer, operative, secret agent - a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
3.walk-in - an assured victory (especially in an election)
triumph, victory - a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
4.walk-in - a small room large enough to admit entrance
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Adj.1.walk-in - (of e.g. closets or refrigerators) extending very far enough back to allow a person to enter; "a deep walk-in refrigerator"; "walk-in closets"
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
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Translations

walk-in

[ˈwɔːkɪn] CPD walk-in closet N (US) → alacena f ropera
walk-in customer N a lot of our business is from walk-in customershacemos mucho negocio con los clientes que entran de la calle
walk-in clinic N clínica donde no hay que pedir hora para ver al médico
walk-in condition N in walk-in conditionen condiciones de habitabilidad, habitable
walk-in pantry Ndespensa f
walk-in wardrobe N (US) → alacena f ropera
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

walk-in

adj a walk-in cupboardein begehbarer Einbau- or Wandschrank
n (US) (= cupboard)begehbarer Einbau- or Wandschrank; (= victory)spielender Sieg
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

walk-in

[ˈwɔːkˌɪn] adj walk-in cupboardstanzino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
'POEA's continuous accommodation of walk-ins who come to POEA very early, not only prejudiced those who want to get an appointment in the morning using OROAS but also created an impression of chaotic and unsystematic method of securing OFW Information Sheet/Record,' Olalia explained.
Walk-ins welcome if space allows but walk may be canceled if minimum registration is not met 24 hours prior.
"We are quite happy with the response as we saw significant walk-ins on both days.
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
The fee for the men's and women's categories is RM55 for walk-ins and RM60 online.
Here is a complete list of the sites, all of which allow walk-ins except where noted:
| Friday and Saturday 12 to 5pm - Pampering Session (Walk-ins only) No alcohol served before 5pm.
Similarly, Record's Andrade stared, "Our agenda is full, with half an hour reserved for each customer, but walk-ins are more than welcome."
Handling electronic inquiries and walk-ins along with all of those calls tied up staffers so that many calls were routed straight into the college's voicemail system and many others bounced around campus a half-dozen times or so.