Meaning of “summary dismissal” in the English Dictionary

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"summary dismissal" in Business English

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summary dismissalnoun [ C or U ]


a situation in which a company tells an employee that they have lost their job and must leave immediately because of something dishonest or illegal that they have done:

Some employers claim that "recreational" use of the internet during work time is "gross misconduct justifying summary dismissal".

(Definition of “summary dismissal” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)