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"walk out" in British English

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walk out

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

walk out (LEAVE)

to ​leave an ​event such as a ​meeting or ​performance because you are ​angry or ​disapprove of something: All the ​parentswalked out (of the ​meeting) in ​protest. to ​suddenlyleaveyourhusband, ​wife, or ​partner and end ​yourrelationship with them: He ​walked out on his ​wife and two ​kids.

walk out (STOP WORK)

to ​stopworking or ​leaveyourjob because of a ​disagreement with ​youremployer: Workers are ​threatening to ​walk out.
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(Definition of walk out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"walk out" in Business English

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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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