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01. Class had to be [dismissed] a half hour early because the teacher became ill.
02. Mr. Jones' [dismissal] from the company was due to his frequent absences, and his lack of hard work.
03. The judge [dismissed] the charges, saying there was insufficient proof.
04. She [dismissed] his remark, saying she didn't care what he thought about her.
05. Class was [dismissed] early on Friday because the teacher had to leave town.
06. He was [dismissed] from his job for lying to the boss about what had happened.
07. If we get all our work done in the next hour, the teacher said she would [dismiss] us early.
08. The boss just [dismissed] my concerns, and treated me as if I was an idiot when I complained that a co-worker was sexually-harassing me.
09. If criminal activity is suspected in regards to a bank account in Switzerland, the bank's respect for the secrecy of the client can be [dismissed].
10. In May of 1912, fifteen women were [dismissed] from their jobs in a publishing company in the U.S. for dancing at work.
11. When economic reforms in China authorized managers to [dismiss] workers to boost productivity, women were the first to be let go.
12. According to a recent survey, only 13 percent of respondents [dismiss] altogether the possibility of life after death.
13. After Croatia became an independent republic, there was a mass [dismissal] of the Serbian community from public service jobs.
14. As soon as you have written down the homework assignment, you may be [dismissed].
15. J. A. Hadfield once said that the art of resting the mind, and the power of [dismissing] from it all care and worry, is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men.
16. In June of 1981, Iranian President Bani-Sadr was [dismissed] by Ayatollah Khomeini.
17. When I complained to my boss about my co-worker sexually harassing me, he was very [dismissive], and suggested that I was exaggerating the whole thing.

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  • Dismiss — Dis*miss , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dismissed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dismissing}.] [L. dis + missus, p. p. of mittere to send: cf. dimittere, OF. desmetre, F. d[ e]mettre. See {Demise}, and cf. {Dimit}.] 1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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