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.
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- n. a sudden stoppage of work; a strike
- n. a similar mass action of people leaving a place as a form of protest
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- 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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The walkout is also bad news for Prime Minister Gordon Brown's Labour Party, which relies heavily on funding from the country's labor unions, and a gift for the main opposition Conservative Party, which is leading opinion polls ahead of a general election due within weeks.
A coalition of poor countries organized a mass walkout from the WTO's Minesterial meetings, where trade reps from the developing world were subjected to intense pressure to grant concessions to the rich countries.
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Mr Serwotka is considering a short-term walkout as chancellor Alistair Darling announces the Budget later this month.
For what else can we call their walkout in protest at President Iajuddin's speech because he
The "walkout" -- where a retiring VIP walks between two rows of white-gloved officers who applaud and/or salute -- is a ritual for top department officials.
Just in case anybody hasn’t heard, the GEO walkout is on.
Prompting the walkout is the much anticipated and imminent announcement by the United Nations Tribunal doing the investigating of the killings of official indictments against Hezbollah terror operatives reporting directly to Hezbollah's Secretary General Sheikh Nasrallah -- Hezbollah's mini ayatollah and Iran's puppet agent provocateur.
Democratic strategist Chris Lehane called the walkout in Madison the boldest action Democrats have taken since midterm elections swept Republican to power in statehouses across the country.
Eight hundred job losses could result from the reductions, and the walkout will be the third of the autumn if it goes ahead.