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outplacement

[ out-pleys-muhnt ]
/ ˈaʊtˌpleɪs mənt /
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noun

counseling and assistance in finding a new job, provided by a company for an employee who has been or is about to be dismissed.
an act or instance of outplacing.
the state or condition of being outplaced.

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Origin of outplacement

First recorded in 1965–70; out- + placement

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British Dictionary definitions for outplacement

outplacement
/ (ˈaʊtˌpleɪsmənt) /

noun

a service that offers counselling and careers advice, esp to redundant executives, which is paid for by their previous employer
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