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EtymologyEdit

From уво́лить (uvólitʹ) +‎ -я́ть (-játʹ), with unexpected interpolation of -н- influenced by во́льный (vólʹnyj, free).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʊvɐlʲˈnʲætʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

увольня́ть (uvolʹnjátʹimpf (perfective уво́лить)

  1. to discharge, to dismiss, to fire, to sack

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