Definition of walkout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôkˌout/


A sudden angry departure, especially as a protest or strike.
Example sentences
  • We have had a massive rejection of the pay offer and there have been unofficial walkouts.
  • They know this would probably lead to solidarity walkouts and a wider strike.
  • There were walkouts of council workers in neighbourhood offices around Birmingham.
strike, stoppage, industrial action, job action, revolt, rebellion

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Syllabification: walk·out

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