Meaning of FIRING in English


/ ˈfaɪərɪŋ; NAmE / noun


[ U ] the action of firing guns :

There was continuous firing throughout the night.


[ U , C ] ( especially NAmE ) the action of forcing sb to leave their job :

teachers protesting against the firing of a colleague

She's responsible for the hirings and firings.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.