sacking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sacking” in the English Dictionary

"sacking" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsæk.ɪŋ/

sacking noun (OF EMPLOYEE)

[C] UK an ​act of ​removing someone from a ​job: Mr Ali said the sackings would ​save the ​company about $40 million a ​year.

sacking noun (ATTACK)

[C] an ​attack on a ​building or ​town in which a lot of ​destruction is ​caused and many ​valuable things are ​stolen: the sacking of Rome

sacking noun (MATERIAL)

[U] the ​thick, ​roughmaterial used to make ​sacks (= ​largestrongbags)
(Definition of sacking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sacking”
in Arabic رَفت…
in Korean 해고…
in Portuguese demissão…
in Catalan acomiadament…
in Japanese 解雇…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解聘,解雇…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解聘,解僱…
in Italian licenziamento…
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