dimission

noun

di·​mis·​sion
də̇ˈmishən,
dīˈ-
plural -s
: dismissal or discharge
a letter of dimission

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, conveyance by lease, from Medieval Latin dimission-, dimissio, from Latin, dismissal, discharge, from dimissus (past participle of dimittere to dismiss) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Dimission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimission. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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