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    lay off

    lay off - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lay off

    (verb) put an end to a state or an activity
    Synonyms : cease , discontinue , give up , quit , stop
    Example Sentence
    • Quit teasing your little brother
    (verb) dismiss, usually for economic reasons
    Synonyms : furlough
    Example Sentence
    • She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized
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