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walk out

phrasal verb with walk uk /wɔːk/ us 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)