walkout

[wawk-out]
noun
1.
a strike by workers.
2.
the act of leaving or being absent from a meeting, especially as an expression of protest.
3.
a doorway in a building or room that gives direct access to the outdoors: a home with a sliding-glass walkout from the living room to the patio.
adjective
4.
having a doorway that gives direct access to the outdoors: a walkout basement.
Also, walk-out.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; noun, adj. use of verb phrase walk out

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walkout

noun
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" 
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Example sentences
Either way, the impact of the walkout may not be immediate.
The walkout lasted eight months, the longest in the game's history.
But there is more to this walkout than the usual dispute over pay and
  conditions.
The media conglomerates, on the other hand, are too big to feel much financial
  pain from a walkout lasting three months.
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