dismissal


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Related to dismissal: Constructive dismissal, Unfair dismissal, Wrongful dismissal
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Synonyms for dismissal

the sack

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rejection

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Synonyms for dismissal

the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

the act of ejecting or the state of being ejected

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a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial

official notice that you have been fired from your job

permission to go

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Catherine sometimes started at the boldness of her own surmises, and sometimes hoped or feared that she had gone too far; but they were supported by such appearances as made their dismissal impossible.
But even as he gave me my dismissal Raffles turned and caught the sill above him, first with one hand and then with the other.
He was growing used now to the long waiting at the back of a shop on the chance that he would be taken on, and the curt dismissal.
He also received his dismissal, his half-sovereign, and the order to wait.
After his dismissal from headquarters Zherkov had not remained in the regiment, saying he was not such a fool as to slave at the front when he could get more rewards by doing nothing on the staff, and had succeeded in attaching himself as an orderly officer to Prince Bagration.
She figured Ralph's face as he turned from her door without a word of explanation, receiving his dismissal as a blow from herself, a callous intimation that she did not wish to see him.
Again, the matter-of-course statement and tone of dismissal with which he treated what to her were the most stirring thoughts, was easily accounted for as belonging to the sense of haste and preoccupation in which she herself shared during their engagement.
Charlie certainly did not take his dismissal as Anne's imaginary rejected suitors did.
To communicate this explanation to Lady Lydiard would, in her present humor, be simply to produce the dismissal of the steward from her service.
There was no alternative but to grant her dismissal.
A CHIEF of Police who had seen an Officer beating a Thug was very indignant, and said he must not do so any more on pain of dismissal.
At the time of the Trial, your husband surprised and distressed me by insisting on the instant dismissal of all the household servants at Gleninch.
My shameful dismissal from this house may be a question of a few hours.
While she dressed me I explained to her my intentions and what assistance I should require from her, and told her which of my things she was to pack up, and what she was to leave behind for herself, as I had no other means of recompensing her for this sudden dismissal after her long and faithful service: a circumstance I most deeply regretted, but could not avoid.
Then came letters, then the doctor again and again, and finally my dismissal in the incredible words which have necessitated these explanations.