de mission



1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin dīmissiōn- (stem of dīmissiō), equivalent to dīmiss(us) (see dismiss) + -iōn- -ion Unabridged
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demission (dɪˈmɪʃən)
rare relinquishment of or abdication from an office, responsibility, etc
[C16: from Anglo-French dimissioun, from Latin dīmissiō a dismissing; see dismiss]

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