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layoff

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1 the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily

  • even senior employees lost their jobs in the massive layoff
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ax (or axe), discharge, dismissal, furlough, redundancy [chiefly British]

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2 a period of often involuntary inactivity or idleness

  • after such a long layoff the boxer badly needed to get back into shape
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lay off

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to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end

  • you need to lay off eating those jelly doughnuts, or youʼll end up looking like one
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have done with, put the kibosh on

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