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English definition of “dismissal”


noun uk   /dɪˈsmɪs.əl/ us  

dismissal noun (FROM JOB)

C1 [C or U] the situation in which an employer officially makes someone leave their job: unfair/wrongful dismissalFiring staff and being fired

dismissal noun (OF IDEA, ETC.)

C1 [U] a decision that someone or something is not importantTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
(Definition of dismissal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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