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walk·a·way

 (wôk′ə-wā′)
n.
1. Something that is easy and presents no difficulties, especially an easily won sports contest; a walkover.
2.
a. The abandonment of a mortgaged property by the holder of the mortgage because of inability or refusal to meet the payments or because the value of the property has fallen below the principal of the mortgage.
b. A property so abandoned.
c. A person who abandons such a property.

walkaway

(ˈwɔːkəˌweɪ)
n
informal US an easily won contest or victory

walk•a•way

(ˈwɔk əˌweɪ)

n.
an easy victory or conquest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walkaway - an easy victorywalkaway - an easy victory      
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"

walkaway

noun
1. An easy victory:
Informal: runaway.
Slang: romp.
2. An easily accomplished task:
Informal: breeze.
Slang: duck soup.
Translations

walkaway

[ˈwɔːkəweɪ] N (US) → victoria f fácil, paseo m, pan m comido
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A transport system based on accelerating moving walkaways or "walkators" grabbed the top prize at the 2nd Y4PT (Youth for Public Transport) Global Transport Hackathon Dubai 2018 which concluded on Monday.
homes is also triggering a major trend of mortgage walkaways. Some are homeowners who can afford their mortgages but stop paying as a result of seeing the value of their homes not being able to regain value.
Known as 'the walkaways,' they are people who find themselves unable to meet their mortgage payments--and to solve the problem simply move out their belongings at night, drop their house key in the mailbox and disappear." See "Credit: Beware of the Walkaways," Time, July 27, 1962, www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,827500,00.html (accessed January 14, 2011).
In other states, lenders may decide it's not worth the legal expense to pursue walkaways.
"We don't release the number of walkaways," says Kevin Waetke, communications manager/assistant vice president for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Des Moines, Iowa, one of the nation's largest servicers of home mortgages.
PRISON VIOLENCE AND ESCAPES--2005 TABLE 3: ESCAPES AND WALKAWAYS ESCAPES Number of Number of Number Returned SYSTEM Attempts Successes to Custody ALABAMA 38 1 1 ALASKA No response ARIZONA 2 0 N/A ARKANSAS 1 0 N/A CALIFORNIA No response COLORADO 12 8 8 CONNECTICUT 2 2 2 DELAWARE No response FLORIDA 8 3 3 GEORGIA 2 0 N/A HAWAII No response IDAHO 10 8 7 ILLINOIS No response INDIANA 6 0 N/A IOWA Unknown 2 2 KANSAS 8 8 7 KENTUCKY No response LOUISIANA No response MAINE 2, est.
Many research reports and research briefs are available on a number of topics including high-risk offenders, substance abuse, staff commitment, and unlawful walkaways from minimum security institutions.
Three sets of generalization measures were collected across all experimental conditions of the study: (a) across different, novel adults; (b) across different tasks; and (c) across different distance proximities of adult to child (termed walkaways).
Summary: Dubai Marina Mall may be the ideal place to meet up with friends and family, but visitors to the mall were pleasantly surprised recently, by the sight of an Emirates NBD ATM strolling along the walkaways and escalators of the mall.
Loans originated across the country in the pivotal market-turn year of 2006 have produced seven times more walkaways than loans originated in 2004.