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firing employee the termination of somebody's employment by his or her employer

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Definitions of ’dismissal’ and meaning of ’dismissal’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’dismissal’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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