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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outplace.


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  • Some of the employees had been "outplaced," Gopalakrishnan said.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper 2009

  • I've talked to laid off city workers, MBA students, Moms wanting to get back to work, college sophomores, outplaced CEOs and just about every group in between.

    Susanne Goldstein: The Difference Between Needing to Get a Job and Wanting to Get a Job Susanne Goldstein 2011

  • At the bottom, some 3.5% of the employees were either outplaced or left the company.

    Infosys Technologies Fires 2,100 For Poor Performance, Report Says 2009

  • Performed readings (recorded books) will not be outplaced by the Kindle's compu-speech reader.

    James Love: People vs the Authors Guild, don't turn off text to speech in Kindle 2 2009

  • Perhaps it will help put things in perspective to be reminded that Vincent van Gogh was made redundant from an art gallery, Ezra Pound was outplaced from Wabash College in Indiana (sure, Wabash isn't Harvard, but still ...), why last year Pierce Brosnan was discharged of his duties as 007, and he was my favorite Bond ever.

    Annabelle Gurwitch: Post-Firing Advice for Larry Summers 2008

  • They are working hard; they are working hard for nest eggs for that day when they can retire and live that good life they've been told is due them, if they're still in good health when that day comes or if they don't get fired suddenly or downsized or outplaced or forced to take an early retirement unexpectedly.

    My Little Red Top, You've Got Me Spinning...Spinning A-round The Daily Growler 2006

  • We've tried to address the fact that for more than a decade, health costs have outplaced the growth of the economy by a factor of two or three, and that we have not been as aggressive as we ought to be as a nation in opening the world to our products and services and, at the same time, making sure our markets are open as well.

    Presidents Speech To The Business Council ITY National Archives 1994

  • At the bottom, some 3.5 per cent of the people were either outplaced or left the company.

    Channel Register 2009

  • Even if the company homepage was ranking in the 5th position and thus outplaced by the blog post the company would still be benefited.

    Daily Blog Tips 2009

  • The only situation where the rankings of the blog could be harmful to the company is if the company homepage was ranking in the first position for its main keyword, and then the blog outplaced it.

    Daily Blog Tips 2009


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