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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.

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

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]
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"
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

walk-in

adj a walk-in cupboardein begehbarer Einbau- or Wandschrank
n (US) (= cupboard)begehbarer Einbau- or Wandschrank; (= victory)spielender Sieg

walk-in

[ˈwɔːkˌɪn] adj walk-in cupboardstanzino
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