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English definition of “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
(Definition of fire verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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