disemploy

[ dis-em-ploi ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛmˈplɔɪ /

verb (used with object)

to put out of work; cause to become unemployed.

Nearby words

  1. disembody,
  2. disembogue,
  3. disembosom,
  4. disembowel,
  5. disembroil,
  6. disempower,
  7. disemvowel,
  8. disenable,
  9. disenamor,
  10. disenchant

Origin of disemploy

First recorded in 1610–20; dis-1 + employ

Related formsdis·em·ploy·ment, noun

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