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layoff

noun

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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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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

verb

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to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end
  • I've got to lay off the late nights for a while.
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have done with, put the kibosh on

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