dimissory

[dim-uh-sawr-ee, -sohr-ee]
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adjective

dismissing or giving permission to depart.

Origin of dimissory

1425–75; late Middle English: a dimissory letter < Late Latin dīmissōrius, equivalent to Latin dīmitt(ere) to send away, release (see demit1, demit2) + -tōrius -tory1
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dimissory

adjective

granting permission to be ordaineda bishop's dimissory letter
granting permission to depart
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