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English definition of “kick sb out”

kick sb out

informal phrasal verb with kick
 
 
/kɪk/ verb [T]
HR to force someone to leave their job or a place: The CEO was kicked out for mishandling company funds.kick sb out of sth I'm not in favor of somebody with ten years' seniority getting kicked out of their job.
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