demission

[ dih-mish-uh n ]
/ dɪˈmɪʃ ən /

noun

Origin of demission

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin dīmissiōn- (stem of dīmissiō), equivalent to dīmiss(us) (see dismiss) + -iōn- -ion
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demission

/ (dɪˈmɪʃən) /

noun

rare relinquishment of or abdication from an office, responsibility, etc

Word Origin for demission

C16: from Anglo-French dimissioun, from Latin dīmissiō a dismissing; see dismiss
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