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Dismission

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dismission \Dis*mis"sion\, noun [Cf. L. dimissio.]

1. The act dismissing or sending away; permission to leave; leave to depart; dismissal; as, the dismission of the grand jury.

2. Removal from office or employment; discharge, either with honor or with disgrace.

3. Rejection; a setting aside as trivial, invalid, or unworthy of consideration.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dismission

noun

1: official notice that you have been fired from your job [syn: {dismissal}, {dismission}, {pink slip}]

2: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) [syn: {dismissal}, {dismission}, {discharge}, {firing}, {liberation}, {release}, {sack}, {sacking}]


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