licenziare

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb licenziare, which means to fire, to give (someone) the sack or to lay [somebody] off.

The past participle is licenziatoAvere is used in compound tenses.

See the verb used below:

A causa dello scarso lavoro, il titolare dell’azienda ha dovuto licenziare tre dei suoi sette dipendenti perché non poteva più pagargli lo stipendio

Because of the lack of work, the owner of the company had to lay off three of his seven employees because he could not pay their salary anymore.

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