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pink-slip

[pingk-slip]
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verb (used with object), pink-slipped, pink-slip·ping.
  1. to dismiss from a job: He will be pink-slipped next month.
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Origin of pink-slip

First recorded in 1950–55

pink slip

noun
  1. notice of dismissal from one's job.
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Origin of pink slip

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for pink-slip

pink slip

noun
  1. US informal a notice of redundancy issued to an employee
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