dismiss

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌdɪsˈmɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪsˈmɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dis mis)

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dismiss

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. dismiss a [threat, comment, warning, story, idea]
  2. dismiss [workers, employees, staff]
  3. dismiss [10, several, half of their] [workers]
  4. dismissed the [charges, petition, appeal]
  5. [judge, governor, president, panel] dismissed the [charges]
  6. was dismissed by the [judge]
  7. dismiss (them) from the [table, meeting, court]
  8. dismissed [the class, his students]
  9. dismissed from [school, office, work, service, duty]
  10. dismissed for [gross misconduct, stealing, no reason]
  11. dismissed on [grounds, accusations] of
  12. dismiss the [company, students, class]
  13. dismissed [early, on time, late]
  14. the [idea, theory] cannot be dismissed [out of hand, completely]
  15. dismissed the [idea] [out of hand]
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