constructive dismissal

constructive dismissal
con.structive dis'missal
n [U and C]
BrE when your employer changes your job or working conditions so you feel forced to leave your job

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • dismissal — dis·mis·sal n 1: removal from a position or service 2 a: the termination of an action or claim usu. before the presentation of evidence by the defendant in·vol·un·tary dismissal 1: the dismissal of an action by the court because of the plaintiff… …   Law dictionary