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axed

verb
past tense of ax

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

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“Axed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/axed. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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