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walk out

phrasal verb with walk uk   us   /wɔːk/ verb [I or T]
HR, WORKPLACE to ​refuse to continue ​working and ​leave your ​office, ​factory, etc. to show your ​employer that you are unhappy about something: Workers are threatening to ​walk out over ​pay.
walk out of sth to ​leave a ​room, ​meeting, etc. to show that you are not happy about something: Several ​people walked out of the ​meeting.
(Definition of walk out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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