to dismiss from employment
   Barely euphemistic in a country when to hire has become synonymous with to employ.

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • dehire — UK US /ˌdiːˈhaɪər/ verb [T] US ► HR to tell an employee that you no longer need them to work for a company: »The newspaper group paid £500,000 compensation to their finance director designate after dehiring him the day before he was due to start …   Financial and business terms

  • dehire — /dee huyeur /, v.t., dehired, dehiring. to discharge from employment; fire, esp. at the executive level and generally with an attempt to be tactful. Also, de hire. [1965 70; DE + HIRE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dehire — verb a) To terminate the employment of. b) To terminate use under a lease of …   Wiktionary

  • dehire — de·hire …   English syllables

  • dehire — ˌ transitive verb Etymology: de + hire (II) : to dismiss especially from an executive position …   Useful english dictionary

  • ejection — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Expulsion Nouns 1. ejection, emission, effusion, rejection, expulsion, eviction, extrusion, discharge, excretion; exfiltration; evacuation, vomiting, regurgitation, eructation. See propulsion. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

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