/'bʌmpɪŋ/ noun
1. US a lay-off procedure that allows an employee with greater seniority to displace a more junior employee
The economic recession led to extensive bumping in companies where only the most qualified were retained for some jobs.
The trade unions strongly objected to bumping practices since they considered that many employees were being laid off unfairly.
2. the situation where a senior employee takes the place of a junior (in a restaurant)

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