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Jeff

[ jef ]
/ dʒɛf /
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noun
a male given name, form of Jeffrey.
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British Dictionary definitions for Jeff

jeff
/ (dʒɛf) /

verb (tr) Australian slang
to downsize or close down (an organization)
to reduce (staff numbers) or dismiss (an employee)
to spoil or destroy ruthlessly
Former names: kennett

Word Origin for jeff

C20: named after Jeff Kennett, former premier of the state of Victoria, Australia
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