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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A labor strike.
  • n. The act of leaving or quitting a meeting, company, or organization, especially as a sign of protest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a sudden stoppage of work; a strike
  • n. a similar mass action of people leaving a place as a form of protest

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of walking out (of a meeting or organization) as a sign of protest
  • n. a strike in which the workers walk out

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