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dis·miss·al

 (dĭs-mĭs′əl)
n.
1.
a. The act of dismissing.
b. The condition of being dismissed.
2. An order or notice of discharge.

dismissal

(dɪsˈmɪsəl)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an official notice of discharge from employment or service
2. the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed. Also called: dismission

dis•miss•al

(dɪsˈmɪs əl)

also dis•mis•sion

(-ˈmɪʃ ən)

n.
1. an act or instance of dismissing.
2. the state of being dismissed.
3. a spoken or written order of discharge as from employment.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dismissal - a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.dismissal - official notice that you have been fired from your jobdismissal - official notice that you have been fired from your job
notice - advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract; "we received a notice to vacate the premises"; "he gave notice two months before he moved"
marching orders, walking papers - (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
3.dismissal - permission to go; the sending away of someone
permission - approval to do something; "he asked permission to leave"
4.dismissal - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
superannuation - the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
conge, congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
removal - dismissal from office
deactivation, inactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
honorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
dishonorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
Section Eight - a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable

dismissal

noun
1. the sack, removal, discharge, notice, the boot (slang), expulsion (informal), the push (slang), marching orders (informal), kiss-off (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), the bum's rush (slang), the (old) heave-ho (informal), the order of the boot (slang), your books or cards (informal) his dismissal from his post
2. rejection, refusal, rebuff, knock-back (slang), kick in the teeth (slang), brushoff (slang) the high-handed dismissal of public opinion

dismissal

noun
1. The act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment:
Informal: ax.
Slang: boot, bounce, sack.
2. The act of ejecting or the state of being ejected:
Slang: boot, bounce.
Translations
إقالَه، صَرْف، طَرْد
propuštěnízamítnutí
afvisningfyring
uppsögn; frávísun
odpust
işten at maizinreddetme

dismissal

[dɪsˈmɪsəl] N
1. (from job) [of worker] → despido m; [of official] → destitución f
2. [of suggestion, idea] → rechazo m
3. (Jur) → desestimación f

dismissal

[ˌdɪsˈmɪsəl] n
(= sacking) [employee] → renvoi m
[person, witness] → renvoi m
(= rejection) [suggestion, idea, report, problem] → refus m de prendre en considération
(LAW) [appeal, claim] → rejet m
the dismissal of the case → la fin de non-recevoir

dismissal

n
(= firing: from job) → Entlassung f
(= permission to leave)Entlassung f; (of assembly)Auflösung f
(= brushing aside: of point, objection, speculation, claim) → Abtun nt
(Jur, of accused) → Entlassung f; (of appeal)Abweisung f, → Einstellung f; (of case, charges)Abweisung f
(Sport, of batsman, team) → Ausschlagen nt

dismissal

[dɪsˈmɪsl] ncongedo; (of worker) → licenziamento; (of official) → destituzione f; (of assembly) → scioglimento
the dismissal of a case (Law) → il non luogo a procedere

dismiss

(disˈmis) verb
1. to send or put away. She dismissed him with a wave of the hand; Dismiss the idea from your mind!
2. to remove from office or employment. He was dismissed from his post for being lazy.
3. to stop or close (a law-suit etc). Case dismissed!
disˈmissal noun
References in classic literature ?
My fear was of having to deal with the intolerable question of the grounds of his dismissal from school, for that was really but the question of the horrors gathered behind.
At length, towards noon, upon the final dismissal of the ship's riggers, and after the Pequod had been hauled out from the wharf, and after the ever-thoughtful Charity had come off in a whaleboat, with her last gift --a night-cap for Stubb, the second mate, her brother-in-law, and a spare bible for the steward -- after all this, the two captains, Peleg and Bildad, issued from the cabin, and turning to the chief mate, Peleg said: Now, Mr.
He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again, and then received his dismissal, feeling that he had won but an imperfect forgiveness and established but a feeble confidence.
There was a portentous composure in Frank's manner which showed that he had other news to communicate than the news of his dismissal.
Monseigneur, as a class, had dissociated himself from the phenomenon of his not being appreciated: of his being so little wanted in France, as to incur considerable danger of receiving his dismissal from it, and this life together.
The ravages committed by this unfortunate, rendering her dismissal necessary, she was succeeded(with intervals of Mrs.
These ornaments are of value, yet are they trifling to what he would bestow to obtain our dismissal from this castle, free and uninjured.
Senor Don Quixote, give me your worship's blessing and dismissal, for I'd like to go home at once to my wife and children with whom I can at any rate talk and converse as much as I like; for to want me to go through these solitudes day and night and not speak to you when I have a mind is burying me alive.
Yes, he was the better man; he felt it, glowed with the consciousness, and entering a public-house at the corner of Howard Place (whither he had somehow wandered) he pledged his own virtues in a glass - perhaps the fourth since his dismissal.
Your fortune is therefore made if you remain with me, and I am too good a master to allow you to miss such a chance by granting you the dismissal you require.
Why, this is the way of it," said the minister, with the gravest air in the world: "Napoleon lately had a review, and as two or three of his old veterans expressed a desire to return to France, he gave them their dismissal, and exhorted them to `serve the good king.
The little multitude await the word of dismissal with almost irrepressible impatience.