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dismissed

verb
past tense of dismiss

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1 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • the secretary was dismissed after it was discovered that she was stealing office supplies

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2 to drive or force out
  • the sick boy's nurse dismissed the visitors so he could get some rest

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“Dismissed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dismissed. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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