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English definition of “walkabout”

walkabout

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɔː.kə.baʊt/ us    /ˈwɑː-/ mainly UK informal
an occasion when an important person walks around a public place, meeting and talking to members of the public: The princess went on a walkabout in the town centre.
(Definition of walkabout from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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