sacking

Definitions of sacking
  1. noun
    coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    synonyms: bagging
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    types:
    burlap, gunny
    coarse jute fabric
    type of:
    cloth, fabric, material, textile
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  2. noun
    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    synonyms: discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack
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    superannuation
    the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
    conge, congee
    an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
    removal
    dismissal from office
    deactivation, inactivation
    breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
    honorable discharge
    a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
    dishonorable discharge
    a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
    Section Eight
    a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable
    purge
    an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
    type of:
    conclusion, ending, termination
    the act of ending something
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