dis|em|ploy

dis|em|ploy
dis|em|ploy «DIHS ehm PLOY», transitive verb.
to dismiss or release from employment; put out of work: »

Would industry stop dead when it disemployed the last man…? (New Yorker).


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  • dis|em|ploy|ment — «DIHS ehm PLOY muhnt», noun. lack of employment; a being unemployed: »Instead of saying that a lot of people might lose their jobs and become unemployed, the economists talked about increasing “disemployment” (Tuscaloosa News) …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|ploy — «dih PLOY», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to spread out (troops, military units, or other forces) from a column into a long battle line. 2. to distribute (forces) in convenient positions for future use: »A fleet of ships were deployed over the area in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • disemploy — disemployment, n. /dis em ploy /, v.t. to put out of work; cause to become unemployed. [1610 20; DIS + EMPLOY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Disemploy — Dis em*ploy , v. t. To throw out of employment. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disemployment — Dis em*ploy ment, n. The state of being disemployed, or deprived of employment. [1913 Webster] This glut of leisure and disemployment. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • deploy — de•ploy [[t]dɪˈplɔɪ[/t]] v. t. 1) mil to spread out (troops) so as to form an extended front or line 2) mil to arrange, place, or move strategically or appropriately: to deploy missiles[/ex] 3) mil to be or become deployed • Etymology: 1470–80;… …   From formal English to slang

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  • Hapax legomenon — Rank frequency plot for words in the novel Moby Dick. About 44% of the distinct set of words in this novel, such as matrimonial , occur only once, and so are hapax legomena (red). About 17%, such as dexterity , are dis legomena (blue). Zipf s law …   Wikipedia

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