- 1 1.1 [employee] despedir*; [executive, minister] destituir* he was dismissed from his job lo despidieron del trabajo he was dismissed from service [Mil] fue dado de baja 1.2 (send away) she dismissed the class 15 minutes early dejó salir a su clase 15 minutos antes de la hora class dismissed! pueden retirarse
- 2 2.1 (reject) [possibility/suggestion] descartar, desechar he immediately dismissed the thought inmediatamente descartó or desechó la idea he dismissed the idea as nonsensical desechó or descartó la idea calificándola de absurda 2.2 (refuse to countenance) [request/petition/claim] desestimar, rechazar*
- 3 [Law] [charge/appeal] desestimar to dismiss a case sobreseer una causa
- 4 [Sport] [opponent] vencer* (con facilidad)
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