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discharges

noun , plural of discharge

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1 a directed propelling of a missile by a firearm or artillery piece
  • the thunderous discharge of the cannons
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2 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility
  • a full discharge from responsibility for the accident
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3 the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily
  • she was resentful over what she felt was a wrongful discharge
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axes, dismissals, furloughs, layoffs, redundancies [chiefly British]

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4 the doing of an action
  • aided in the discharge of his duties by a capable assistant
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