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Employliability

Top verboticism of the day created by bookowl

DEFINITION: v. To propose and win approval for cost-saving reforms, which when implemented result in the immediate elimination of your job. n. An ambitious budget-slasher who accidentally cuts themselves out of a job.

Pronunciation: em-ploy-lia-bill-itee

Sentence: His grasp of downsizing used to be considered a plus for his employability...now it is an employliability.

Etymology: employ + ability + liability

Created by: bookowl.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-27: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-05-27: 10:27:00
so many good words today

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-08: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

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