dismissed dismissed  /dɪs ˈmɪst/


  • (adj) having lost your job



  1. For President Hamid Karzai there can be no room for error, and so this weekend he dismissed his Afghan bodyguards and replaced them with 46 American soldiers.
  2. Rhee dismissed the principal before the school year was out, a move that sparked outrage across the city and in her own home.
  3. They dismissed her unfinished seams and asymmetrical cuts as absurd.


  1. Rape charges dismissed against Columbus man

    A man accused of rape appeared in court Monday and had all charges against him dismissed. Archie Zanders, 41, was facing rape charges after a 17-year-old girl told police Zanders barged into her bedroom and sexually assaulted her.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WTVM 9 Columbus

  2. News Summary: Ethanol debate heats up

    DISMISSED: On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge by the American Petroleum Institute, the oil industry's chief lobbying group, to block sales of the high-ethanol blend of gasoline known as ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Several Ark. inmates seek to have appeal dismissed - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Several Arkansas death row inmates are seeking to have their appeal dismissed in a case involving the state's public records law.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: WXVT 15 Greenville

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