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English definition of “walk out”

walk out

verb uk phrasal verb with walk   /wɔːk/ us    /wɑːk/

(LEAVE)

to leave an event such as a meeting or performance because you are angry or disapprove of something: All the parents walked out (of the meeting) in protest.Departing to suddenly leave your husband, wife, or partner and end your relationship with them: He walked out on his wife and two kids.Ending relationships and divorce

(STOP WORK)

to stop working or leave your job because of a disagreement with your employer: Workers are threatening to walk out.
See also
Industrial action
(Definition of walk out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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