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walkout

noun [C]    /ˈwɔkˌɑʊt/
the act of leaving a place to show that you are unhappy , or (of workers ) the act of stopping work because of a disagreement with management : Some people who were unhappy with the changes staged a walkout during the meeting . The airline barely averted a walkout by flight attendants this past June .
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