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walkout

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːkaʊt/

Translation of walkout in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (from talks, meeting)[ retirada en señal de protesta ]
    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.
    1.2 (strike)[ abandono del trabajo como medida reivindicatoria ]

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