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fire

verb [T]
 
 
/faɪər/ ( UK also sack)
HR to make someone leave their job, especially because they have done something wrong: fire sb for sth He was told that he was being fired for revealing confidential information.be fired from sth She was fired from her job because of poor attendance. The problem for City Council is that we do not have the authority to hire and fire employees. →  See also discharge verb , dismiss
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