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pink slip

n. Informal
A notice of termination of employment.

pink′-slip′ v.

pink slip

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) informal US a notice of redundancy issued to an employee

pink′ slip`


n.
a notice of dismissal from one's job.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pink slip - official notice that you have been fired from your jobpink slip - official notice that you have been fired from your job
notice - advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract; "we received a notice to vacate the premises"; "he gave notice two months before he moved"
marching orders, walking papers - (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
Translations

pink slip

n (US inf) → Entlassungspapiere pl
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