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noun


(1)   The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
(2)   A judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
(3)   Permission to go; the sending away of someone
(4)   Official notice that you have been fired from your job
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Etymology


From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on etc.), replacing the regular form .

Noun



  1. The act of sending someone away.
  2. Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
  3. A written or spoken statement of such an act.
  4. Release from confinement; liberation.
  5. Removal from consideration; putting something out of one's mind, mentally disregarding something or someone.
  6. The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
  7. The event of a batsman getting out; a wicket.