from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To terminate the employment of.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To terminate a person's employment, but help the former employee to obtain another post
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In lawn-tennis, effectually to place (the ball) in the courts and beyond the reach of an opponent.
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Then I can "outplace" Jay, for NBC to one of your cable channels.
If this be done post haste we would have Switzerland as the Tech Hub and outplace all others in the European theatre …
We need every inch of Betty White to be covered in the news – both literally and figuratively – before she can outplace all the Typical Tabloid Trash and we can call Betty “over”-anything other than overage.
When a novice pulled outplace into the main road at the point when my car was passing, his insurers said from the outset that they would not be disputing liability.
The group planned to set up a facility to house, educate and outplace the orphans in the Dominican Republic.
As content development is the key priority of our business we added 58 new projects to outplace in the third quarter.
Weinberg suggests that, since Frank's been a faithful employee for several years, your company should help outplace him into a business that needs him ( "He deserves that from you," says Weinberg), but he doesn't deserve your charity.
Declining Industrial Support of Academic R&D NSF 06-328 | September 2006 Federal Support Declining Funding for academic R&D failed to outplace inflation for the last 2 consecutive years, for the first time in the 36-year history of the NSF survey.