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dismissal

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Synonyms and Antonyms of dismissal

  1. the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily <numerous dismissals from the company during the economic slump> Synonyms ax (or axe), discharge, layoff, furlough, redundancy [chiefly British]Related Words pink slip; bird [chiefly British], boot, bum's rush, downsizing, firing, heave-ho, sack; closing, shutdown; shakeout, shake-upNear Antonyms callback, recall, reemployment, rehire, rehiring



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