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dismiss

verb /disˈmis/
to send or put away
despedir, descartar
She dismissed him with a wave of the hand Dismiss the idea from your mind!
to remove from office or employment
despedir, destituir
He was dismissed from his post for being lazy.
to stop or close (a lawsuit etc)
anular, cerrar, desestimar
The case was dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
dismissal noun
despido, destitución
Her frequent absences from work eventually led to her dimissal.
dismissive adjective behaving in a way that shows you do not think someone or something is important or worth paying attention to
Indiferente / Despectivo
Most experts in the field are dismissive of this theory He waved his servant away with a dismissive gesture.
dismissively adverb
De manera indiferente
She dismissively rejected the suggestion.
(Definition of dismiss from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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