What does dismissal mean?

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Noun
  1. The act of sending someone away.
  2. Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
  3. A written or spoken statement of such an act.
  4. Release from confinement; liberation.
  5. Removal from consideration; putting something out of one's mind, mentally disregarding something or someone.
  6. (law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
  7. (cricket) The event of a batsman getting out; a wicket.
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