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English definition of “walk-in”


adjective [before noun] (NOT ARRANGED)    /ˈwɔːk.ɪn/ US  /ˈwɑːk-/ mainly US
describes a place that you can go to without having already made an arrangement: It's a walk-in dental clinic.Medical places and organizations
(Definition of walk-in adjective (NOT ARRANGED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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