sack noun - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sack”

See all translations

sack

noun
 
 
/sæk/
[C] a large bag made of strong cloth, paper, or plastic, used to store large amounts of something: The corn was stored in large sacks.a sack of sth The men carry 100-pound sacks of coffee on their backs.
[C] US a strong paper or plastic bag used to carry things bought in a food store: a sack of groceries
the sack [S] UK HR, WORKPLACE a situation in which you are told by your employer that you must leave your job, especially because you have done something wrong: get the sack If I don't do the job right, I'll get the sack.give sb the sack Her repeated unexplained absences led her manager to give her the sack. face the sackearn sb the sack The company's poor sales figures finally earned Miller the sack.
Translations of “sack”
in Arabic جِوال, زَكيبة…
in Korean 부대자루…
in Malaysian pundi, kantung…
in French sac…
in Turkish çuval, büyük torba…
in Italian sacco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
in Russian мешок…
in Polish worek…
in Vietnamese bao tải…
in Spanish saco…
in Portuguese saco…
in Thai กระสอบ…
in German der Sack…
in Catalan sac…
in Japanese ずだ袋, 大袋…
in Indonesian karung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
(Definition of sack noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sack?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “sack”

Definitions of “sack” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More