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noun     dismissal pronunciation in American English
/dɪsˈmɪs(ə)l/
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singulardismissal
pluraldismissals
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an act of making someone leave their job
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a refusal to accept that something might be true or important

    the committee’s dismissal of their complaints

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] an order telling people that they can leave a place

    the dismissal of jurors

  4. 4
    [countable/uncountable] legal a decision by a judge that a court case should not continue
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