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1. The act of suspending or dismissing an employee, as for lack of work or because of corporate reorganization.
2. A period of temporary inactivity or rest.
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a dismissal; redundancy
2. a period of inactivity
1. the act of dismissing employees, esp. temporarily.
2. a period of enforced unemployment.
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