laying off

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Present participle of lay off
stopping, pausing; dismissing of workers, cutting back on the number of workers
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To place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk
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To stop bothering, annoying, teasing, pestering, pressuring, being aggressive with, or hovering over someone; to leave (someone) alone

Lay off it, already!.

lay off
To cease, quit, stop (doing something)

When are you gonna lay off smoking?.

lay off
To dismiss (workers) from employment, e.g. at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package
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postpone; fire, dismiss from a job
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dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
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to dismiss from employment, sometimes temporarily
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To rule off a course
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If workers are laid off, they are told by their employers to leave their job, usually because there is no more work for them to do. 100,000 federal workers will be laid off to reduce the deficit They did not sell a single car for a month and had to lay off workers. see also layoff
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To reduce the point count for the non-knocker, by added cards to the melds of the knocker
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When a company is unable to compete and must reduce expenses, they may be forced to send some employees home A lay off is usually considered "temporary" until the company is able to regain financial stability
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To carry out a transaction in the market to offset a previous transaction and return to a square position
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put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
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To brush an unloaded paintbrush across a wet painted surface to create a smooth as possible finish
laying off
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