"dismissals" in the noun sense
1. judgment of dismissal, judgement of dismissal, dismissal
a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
2. dismissal, dismission, pink slip
official notice that you have been fired from your job
permission to go the sending away of someone
4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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