Definition of outplacement in English:

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outplacement

Pronunciation: /ˈoutplāsmənt/

noun

The provision of assistance to laid-off employees in finding new employment, either as a benefit provided by the employer directly, or through a specialist service.
Example sentences
  • Even in a buoyant jobs market departing employees will view outplacement counselling as an opportunity to enhance their employability.
  • Even if the average number of weeks of severance has dipped, however, noncash benefits like insurance and outplacement services have risen considerably.
  • ‘It wasn't easy, but we tried to ease the way for people by being very generous with severance, early retirement, and outplacement services,’ he says.

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Syllabification: out·place·ment

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