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Noun: walkout  'wok,awt
  1. A strike in which the workers walk out
     
  2. 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"
Verb: walk out  wok awt
  1. Stop work in order to press demands
    "The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met";
    - strike
     
  2. Leave abruptly, often in protest or anger
    "The customer that was not served walked out"
     
  3. Leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval
    "She walked out on her husband and children"

Derived forms: walks out, walking out, walked out, walkouts

Type of: abandon, desert, desolate, dissent, forsake, go away, go forth, leave, objection, protest, resist, strike, work stoppage

Encyclopedia: Walkout

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