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dismissal

the termination of an employee's employment with an organization due to unsatisfactory work performance or breach of CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT. The term firing is sometimes used to refer to dismissal. See UNFAIR DISMISSAL.
References in classic literature ?
In fact, I had just received what was virtually my dismissal.
And at the foot of the stairs the author of my dismissal, that confounded Theobald, flung open his door and waylaid me.
The doctor's alarms, his unscrupulous venality, the simulated illness, my own dismissal, each fitted in its obvious place, and not even the last had power as yet to mar my joy in the one central fact to which all the rest were as tapers to the sun.
Raffles had bought the doctor for a thousand pounds, and the doctor had bought a "nurse" of his own kidney, on his own account; me, for some reason, he would not trust; he had insisted upon my dismissal as an essential preliminary to his part in the conspiracy.
He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again, and then received his dismissal, feeling that he had won but an imperfect forgiveness and established but a feeble confidence.
Soon he began to purposely neglect his studies and to disregard his duties, his aim being to secure his dismissal from the United States service.
Catherine sometimes started at the boldness of her own surmises, and sometimes hoped or feared that she had gone too far; but they were supported by such appearances as made their dismissal impossible.
Charlie certainly did not take his dismissal as Anne's imaginary rejected suitors did.
There was no alternative but to grant her dismissal.
Then people began arriving with petitions, and there came the reports, interviews, appointments, dismissals, apportionment of rewards, pensions, grants, notes, the workaday round, as Alexey Alexandrovitch called it, that always took up so much time.
Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday slammed the government for supposedly concealing the dismissal of the drug charges against suspected drug lords Peter Lim and Rolando 'Kerwin' Espinosa Jr.
The Department of Justice will review the dismissal of cases against Kerwin Espinosa, who has confessed to his involvement in the drug trade, and Peter Lim, an alleged drug lord.