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Laid-off

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Adjective

1. discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped

having lost your job

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Laid-off

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verb
1. (tr, adverb)
to suspend (workers) from employment with the intention of re-employing them at a later date
the firm had to lay off 100 men
2. (intransitive) informal
to leave (a person, thing, or activity) alone
lay off me, will you!
3. (tr, adverb)
to mark off the boundaries of
4. (tr, adverb) soccer
to pass or deflect (the ball) to a team-mate, esp one in a more advantageous position
5. gambling another term for hedge (sense 10)
noun lay-off
6. 
the act of suspending employees
7. 
a period of imposed unemployment

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Laid-off

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1. 
to put (a garment, etc.) aside
2.  US
to put (an employee) out of work, esp. temporarily
3. 
to mark off the boundaries of
4.  US, Slang
a. 
to cease
b. 
to stop criticizing, teasing, etc.
c. 
to stop for a rest
5.  Slang
to transfer part of (a bet) to another bookmaker so as to minimize risk
said of a bookmaker

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