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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lay off
 解僱;停止工作,休息;把…擱在一邊;脫掉;把駛離,停泊港外

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lay off
      v 1: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your
           little brother" [syn: discontinue, stop, cease, give
           up, quit] [ant: continue]
      2: dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off
         together with hundreds of other workers when the company
         downsized" [syn: furlough]