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Meaning of LAYOFF

Pronunciation:  'ley`of

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of laying off an employee or a work force
 

LAYOFF is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: closedown, closing, closure, shutdown

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abeyance, break, caesura, cashiering, cease-fire, conge, cyclical unemployment, day off, deposal, discharge, disemployment, dismissal, displacing, drop, drumming out, firing, forced separation, furlough, furloughing, hesitation, holiday, inoccupation, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interruption, interval, lapse, letup, lull, normal unemployment, pause, pink slip, recess, remission, removal, respite, rest, retirement, seasonal unemployment, stand-down, stay, surplusing, suspension, technological unemployment, the ax, the boot, the bounce, the gate, the sack, ticket, truce, unemployment, unemployment insurance, vacation, walking papers
 

 

 

 

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