sacking

Primary Meanings of sacking

1.
n
coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
2.
n
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
Full Definitions of sacking
1

n coarse fabric used for bags or sacks

Synonyms:
bagging
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

n the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Synonyms:
discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack
Types:
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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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