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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A notice of termination of employment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Notice of termination of employment.
  • n. The title for an automobile.
  • n. An automobile roadworthiness inspection certificate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. official notice that you have been fired from your job

Etymologies

From pink + piece of paper, referring to the colour of the paper, in some cases as it was in past, and not necessarily present, practice. (Wiktionary)

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