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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
Benjamin Disraeli
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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to dismiss

Third person singular
dismisses

Simple past
dismissed

Past participle
-

Present participle
dismissing

to dismiss (third-person singular simple present dismisses, present participle dismissing, simple past and past participle dismissed) (transitive)
  1. To discharge; to end the employment or service of.
    The company dismissed me after less than a year.
  2. To order to leave.
    The soldiers were dismissed after the parade.
  3. To dispel; to rid one's mind of.
    He dismissed all thoughts of acting again.
  4. To reject; to refuse to accept
    The court dismissed the case.
  5. (cricket) To get a batsman out.
    He was dismissed for 99 runs.

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