dis mission

dismissal

[dis-mis-uhl]
noun
1.
an act or instance of dismissing.
2.
the state of being dismissed.
3.
a spoken or written order of discharge from employment, service, enrollment, etc.
Also, dismission [dis-mish-uhn] .


Origin:
1800–10; dismiss + -al2

nondismissal, noun
predismissal, noun
redismissal, noun
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dismissal (dɪsˈmɪsəl)
 
n
1.  an official notice of discharge from employment or service
2.  the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed

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dismissal
1818, formed on model of refusal, etc., from dismiss; replacing earlier dismission (1540s).
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