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English definition of “sacking”

sacking

noun [C]     /ˈsæk.ɪŋ/
an act of stopping employing someone: Mr Ali said the sackings would save the company about $40 million a year . → See also sackclothFiring staff and being fired
(Definition of sacking noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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