golden goodbye

golden goodbyes
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A golden goodbye is a large sum of money that a company gives to an employee when he or she leaves, as a reward for long service or good work. [BUSINESS]

Directors of the Thomson Travel Group received a ₤10 million-plus `golden goodbye' from their former employer.


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