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pink slip

n. 1) slang for official automobile registration certificate, due to its color in some states. 2) slang for notice of being fired or laid off from a job.

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Stokes, who controls 33% of Seven's stock and became exec chairman after Mounter's exit, says he'll slash $20 million off Seven's costs this year, including pink-slipping. Corporate affairs and planning director Peter Manning was the first exec to walk the plank.