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demission

[dih-mish-uh n] /dɪˈmɪʃ ən/
noun
2.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin dīmissiōn- (stem of dīmissiō), equivalent to dīmiss(us) (see dismiss) + -iōn- -ion
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demission

/dɪˈmɪʃən/
noun
1.
(rare) relinquishment of or abdication from an office, responsibility, etc
Word Origin
C16: from Anglo-French dimissioun, from Latin dīmissiō a dismissing; see dismiss
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Word Origin and History for de-mission

demission

n.

1570s, from French démission, from Latin demissionem "a sending away," noun of action from past participle stem of demittere (see demit).

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