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walkoutnoun [C]

us   /ˈwɔkˌɑʊt/
the act of leaving a place to show that you are unhappy, or (of workers) the act of stopping work because of a disagreement with management: Some people who were unhappy with the changes staged a walkout during the meeting. The airline barely averted a walkout by flight attendants this past June.
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walkoutnoun [C, usually singular]

also walk-out uk   /ˈwɔːkaʊt/ us  
HR, WORKPLACE a situation in which workers refuse to continue working and leave their office, factory, etc. to show their employer that they are unhappy about something: call/stage/threaten a walkout Cabin crew staged a walkout costing the airline $150m. avert/call off a walkout hold/join a walkout a 24-hour/mass walkout
MEETINGS a situation in which a group of people leave a meeting to show that they do not agree with something: The meeting ended in a walkout by the union negotiators.
(Definition of walkout from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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