firing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"firing" in British English

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firingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfaɪə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈfaɪ.rɪŋ/

firing noun [C] (DISMISSAL)

mainly US an ​act of ​removing someone from ​theirjob: hirings and firings

firing noun [C] (CRITICISM)

Indian English an ​act of ​speakingangrily to someone because you ​disapprove of what they have done: The ​official couldn't ​escape the firing by his ​superintendent.
(Definition of firing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"firing" in Business English

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firingnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈfaɪərɪŋ/
HR an ​act of making someone ​leave their ​job: The firings will ​reduce the company's ​employment to about 53,000, down from about 85,000. She's ​responsible for the hiring and firing of ​staff.
(Definition of firing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解雇,开除…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解僱,開除…
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