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English definition of “dismissal”

dismissal

noun [U] (OF IDEA, ETC.)    /dɪˈsmɪs.əl/
C1 a decision that someone or something is not importantTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
(Definition of dismissal noun (OF IDEA, ETC.) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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