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ax

noun
variants: or axe

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily
  • the company was hemorrhaging money, so 700 employees would soon be given the ax

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ax

verb
variants: or axe

Synonyms & Antonyms of ax (Entry 2 of 2)

to let go from office, service, or employment
  • the boss will ax anyone who leaks company secrets

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