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layoff

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈleɪɒf/
the ending of someone's job by an employer, usually because there is no more work: [usually plural] Several hundred more layoffs are planned next month.Firing staff and being fired
Translations of “layoff”
in Chinese (Traditional) 解僱,解聘,下崗, 停工期, 歇工期…
in Russian увольнение…
in Turkish işten çıkarma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解雇,解聘,下岗, 停工期, 歇工期…
in Polish zwolnienie…
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