Dismissal meaning

dĭs-mĭsəl
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An order or notice of discharge.
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A dismissing or being dismissed.
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The termination of a legal proceeding by the judge, before a trial or hearing, typically on the grant of a motion to dismiss by the adverse party, or because the claimant failed to proceed with the action or comply with an order of the court, or because the claimant has agreed to end the proceeding.
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Of employment, the firing of an employee.
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A dismissal that allows the claimant to bring the same claim again at some time in the future, within any applicable period of limitations.
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A dismissal that bars the claimant from bringing the claim again at any time in the future.
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A dismissal by the claimant or with the claimant’s consent to withdraw the claim.
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The act of sending someone away.
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​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
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Release from confinement; liberation.
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A dismissal of a claim that the claimant desired to pursue.
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A written or spoken statement of such an act.
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Removal from consideration; putting something out of one's mind, mentally disregarding something or someone.
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(law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
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(cricket) The event of a batsman getting out; a wicket.
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An order for the dismissing of someone.
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Origin of dismissal

  • From dismiss +‎ -al. A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

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