Definition of firing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    firing

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈfaɪərɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the action of firing guns There was continuous firing throughout the night.
  2. 2 [uncountable, countable] the action of forcing someone to leave their job teachers protesting against the firing of a colleague She's responsible for the hirings and firings.
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