dismissal dismissal  /dɪs ˈmɪs əl/


  1. (n) a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
  2. (n) official notice that you have been fired from your job
  3. (n) permission to go; the sending away of someone
  4. (n) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)


  1. The gift of the dismissal is what it showed about Australia's temper and faith.
  2. Wroth, the Mayor returned, heard a deputation of citizens demand the dismissal of Gillespie, the support of Emmons' raids.
  3. While a policy of zero-tolerance regarding profanity was for my dismissal, this had not strictly been the stations practice.


  1. Vegas police officer facing dismissal in drug case

    A Las Vegas police officer is suspended without pay pending dismissal after being accused of unlawfully obtaining prescription painkillers.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KTVN Reno

  2. Water problems cause early dismissal for Weston schools last week

    Weston public schools had an unexpected early dismissal on Friday, June 14, because of water problems. Restrooms in some of the schools weren’t operational and the cafeterias were unable to serve meals because of discolored water and loss of water pressure.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Weston Forum

  3. Ex-teacher appeals dismissal of bias suit against Butte district

    BUTTE — Former district teacher Sherry Carlson has filed an appeal following the Montana Human Rights Commission dismissal of a discrimination grievance that Carlson filed against the Butte school district last winter.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Ravalli Republic


  1. "I appreciate the commitment and dedication that Josh and AJ demonstrated during their tenures," managing general partner Ken Kendrick said. "Their dismissal is a significant decision, but one that we find necessary in order to achieve a...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ken Kendrick Source: TSN

  2. Early this month, she wrote McNulty again, saying that "I respectfully request that you reconsider the rationale of poor performance as the basis for my dismissal. It is in our mutual interest to retract this erroneous explanation."
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: Paul McNulty Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Alberto Gonzales has repeatedly shown that he is unwilling to enforce the law and unable to effectively manage the Department," said Tancredo, a longshot presidential candidate. "While I do not believe the dismissal of these eight political...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Tom Tancredo Source: Guardian Unlimited

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