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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of firing an employee or a work force.

Usage examples (38)
  • "A layoff is an excuse," Ducks coach Mike Babcock countered.
  • Even the word layoff is a euphemism, when you think about it.
  • A mass layoff is defined as any firing involving at least 50 people.
  • But when a layoff is not carefully structured, liability can erase cost savings. for more
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