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Noun dismissal has 4 senses
  1. judgment of dismissal, judgement of dismissal, dismissal - a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    --1 is a kind of judgment, judgement, judicial decision
    Derived form: verb dismiss2
  2. dismissal, dismission, pink slip - official notice that you have been fired from your job
    --2 is a kind of notice
    --2 has particulars: walking papers, marching orders
  3. dismissal - permission to go; the sending away of someone
    --3 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb dismiss5
  4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    --4 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --4 has particulars:
     superannuation; conge; removal; deactivation, inactivation; dishonorable discharge; Section Eight
    Derived form: verb dismiss4
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