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English definition of “come out”

come out

(STOP WORK) UK phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
If workers come out, they stop working because of a disagreement: The postal workers have come out in support of their pay claim.Industrial action
(Definition of come out (STOP WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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