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walkout

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noun walk·out \ˈwȯk-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of walkout

  • : a strike by workers

  • : the act of leaving a meeting or organization as a way of showing disapproval

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of walkout

  1. 1 :  strike 3a

  2. 2 :  the action of leaving a meeting or organization as an expression of disapproval

Examples of walkout in a sentence

  1. Hundreds of workers staged a walkout to protest conditions in the factory.

  2. <after four weeks of the walkout, management gave in>



1888

First Known Use of walkout

1888


WALKOUT Defined for Kids

walkout

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noun walk·out \ˈwȯk-ˌau̇t\

Definition of walkout for Students

  1. 1 :  a labor strike

  2. 2 :  the act of leaving a meeting or organization to show disapproval




Law Dictionary

walkout

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noun walk·out \ˈwȯk-ˌau̇t\

Legal Definition of walkout

  1. 1 :  strike

  2. 2 :  the action of leaving a meeting or organization as an expression of disapproval





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