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- verb transitive (of an employer) To
dismiss( workers) from employment, e.g.at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package.
- verb transitive (of a bookmaker) To
placeall or part of a betwith another bookmakerin order to reduce risk.
- verb transitive, idiomatic To
cease, quit, stop(doing something).
- verb transitive and intransitive, idiomatic To stop
bothering, annoying, teasing, pestering, pressuring, being aggressivewith, or hoveringover someone; to leave (someone) alone.
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- verb dismiss, usually for economic reasons
- verb put an end to a state or an activity
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