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Noun: dismission  dis'mi-shun
  1. Official notice that you have been fired from your job
    - dismissal, pink slip [N. Amer]
  2. The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    - dismissal, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking, heave-ho [informal], chuck [Brit, informal], the axe [informal], severance, the boot [informal], the chop [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: dismissions

Type of: conclusion, ending, notice, termination