Also dis·mis·sion [dis-mish-uh n] /dɪsˈmɪʃ ən/.
Origin of dismissal
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Examples from the Web for dismission
What consequences are to follow his dismission is uncertain.The Works of William Cowper
There were included in this dismission 27 brethren, 45 sisters.
On these considerations alone, I resolved to give the Colonel his dismission.The Sylph, Volume I and II
Eager as I was for my dismission, I yet trembled while I obeyed.Discipline
Upon their dismission, I had been requested to join the company in the drawing-room.
- an official notice of discharge from employment or service
- the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed
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Word Origin and History for dismission
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