Decruit

Decruit

A slang term meaning to fire or lay off, especially if those affected are senior managers.
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THE business world has also enriched our language, giving us "decruit" (to make redundant), "blue-sky thinking" (to be imaginative) and the verb "to Bangalore" (to outsource to India).
But they have also appended an Orwellian glossary titled "Know Your Oppressoff' which includes such sinister coinages as "anomaly" for (nuclear) accident, "arbitrary deprivation of life" for murder, "counterfactual proposition" and "strategic misrepresentation" for lie, "equity retreat" for stock market crash, "incontinent ordnance" for friendly fire (q.v.), "nonviable" for dead, "soft ordnance" for anti-personnel weapons, "visiting a site" for bombing attack, "wildlife management" for hunting and "decruit" for fire.