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Definition 1: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for sacking in the sense of this definition

(sacking is a kind of ...) the act of ending something

"the termination of the agreement"

(... is a kind of sacking ) the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)

(... is a kind of sacking ) an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal

(... is a kind of sacking ) dismissal from office

(... is a kind of sacking ) breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)

(... is a kind of sacking ) a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record

(... is a kind of sacking ) a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)

(... is a kind of sacking ) a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable

Definition 2: coarse fabric used for bags or sacks - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sacking in the sense of this definition

(sacking is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of sacking ) coarse jute fabric

(sacking is made of the substance ...) a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

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