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"walk-in" in British English

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walk-inadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈwɔːk.ɪn/ us   /ˈwɑːk.ɪn/
used to refer to a space used for storing things that is large enough for a person to enter and walk around in: a walk-in wardrobe a walk-in refrigerator
mainly US used to refer to a place that you can go to without having already made an arrangement: It's a walk-in dental clinic.
walk-in
noun [C]
Although the restaurant will take walk-ins, reservations are recommended.
(Definition of walk-in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"walk-in" in American English

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walk-inadjective [not gradable]

/ˈwɔkˌɪn/
large enough for a person to enter and walk around in: a walk-in closet
allowing people to come without planning to do so in advance: The walk-in clinic is slowly getting busy.
walk-in
noun [C] /ˈwɔkˌɪn/
Although the restaurant will take walk-ins, reservations are recommended.
(Definition of walk-in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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