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dismiss

Etymology: L, dis + mittere, to send
(in law) to discharge or dispose of an action, suit, or motion trial. dismissal, n.

dismiss

(dis-mis′) [L. dimissus, dismissus, sent away]
In law, to end a legal dispute without a trial, e.g., because the judge rules that the accusation does not merit consideration.
dismissal (-mis′ăl)
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The dismissal of the case by the Department of Justice was issued last December, but the public knew about it only this week, after copies of the resolution was obtained by the media.
Roque, earlier Tuesday, said that the Palace is worried about the dismissal of the case.
The inquiry report also proposed dismissal of Inspector Nadeem who was present when the incident happened.
On appeal, the Supreme Court reversed, explaining that the "rare case" exception would open the floodgates and holding that a bankruptcy court cannot "approve a structured dismissal that provides for distributions that do not follow ordinary priority rules without the affected creditors' consent.
Hossam Rabie, one of the dismissed journalists, told Daily News Egypt: "The dismissal decision was sudden and we were not informed about it.
What are the reasons for dismissal which are automatically unfair?
The dismissal of Margarita Cristina Eyang Ela, in the post of Regional Delegate for the Department of Prevention and Fight against HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Professor Mujahid Hussain Sori, Director Education WWB KP told that news reports regarding dismissal of 913 employees of grade 1 to 17 recruited under the aegis of WWB after June 21, 2013 in different schools of the province is totally baseless and incorrect.
On the question of protection of permanent workers against individual dismissal Japan is among the group of nations with lower protection than average among OECD nations (Chart 2).
Broad believes the circumstances of Cook's seventh successive Test dismissal for under 30 mean there is no reason for self-reproach.
Chairperson of the given parliamentary committee Natalia Nikitenko (Ata Meken) reminded that the Parliament found work of the Ombudsman unsatisfactory, which means dismissal from position.
The dismissal became effective upon the issuance of a related order of voluntary dismissal by the Chancery Court on May 22, 2014.