jeff


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jeff

(dʒɛf)
vb (tr)
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to downsize or close down (an organization)
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to reduce (staff numbers) or dismiss (an employee)
3. to spoil or destroy ruthlessly
Also (formerly): kennett
[C20: named after Jeff Kennett, former premier of the state of Victoria, Australia]
References in classic literature ?
As he was passing by the house where Jeff Thatcher lived, he saw a new girl in the garden -- a lovely little blue-eyed creature with yellow hair plaited into two long-tails, white summer frock and embroidered pan- talettes.
But with home laundry and dry cleaning services a dime a dozen-many have a trusted 'labandera' (laundrywoman)-we had to ask, what exactly sets Mr Jeff apart?
While plants became his medium, Jeff approached the design of a garden in the same manner he would a drawing or painting--considering form, color, texture, scale, and the overall composition.
It had taken Maureen almost a year to get over Jeff's abandonment of her, and then she had met Flash and she'd been going steady with him since November, 1966, but frequently angered him by going on about little memories she still harboured from her life with Jeff.
Speaking on Giovanna Fletcher's podcastHappy Mum Happy Baby, Jeff, 39, spoke honestly about the moment he accepted the mother of his children was going to die.
The couple met in Canada with Jeff entering the UK on an ancestry visa in 2011.
Michael Gough and Ahsan Raza (on-field umpires), Kumar Dharmasena (third umpire), Asif Yaqoob (fourth umpire); Jeff Crowe (match referee)
"Expect to see Lauren joining Jeff [at the Oscars]," a source told Page Six.
The three-day event in Flintshire will kick off today, from 7pm when visitors can meet Jeff.
Being from a small Pennsylvania town, Jeff had his epiphany working line-service at the town airport.
"Jeff is our fur-baby and we couldn't imagine life without him now.
For The Love of the Game: The Jeff Astle Story will chart the icon's beginnings through to his famous goal in Albion's historic 1968 FA Cup win, and beyond.