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pink slipnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪŋ ˈslɪp/
a ​notice from an ​employerinforming employees that they no ​longer have ​jobs: Management ​startedissuing pink slips ​yesterday.
(Definition of pink slip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pink-slip" in Business English

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pink-slipverb [T]

uk   us   US informal HR
to give an ​employee a pink ​slip: The ​salesdepartment has been told to pink-slip 20% of its ​staff.

pink slipnoun [C]

uk   us   US informal HR
a ​document given to an ​employee to tell them that they do not have a ​job any ​longer: A ​year after he got his pink ​slip, he was still looking for ​work.
(Definition of pink-slip from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pink slip”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解雇通知单…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解僱通知單…
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