/ dIs5mIs; dIs`mIs/ v
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (from sth) remove sb (esp an employee) from a position 免除某人（尤指雇员）的职务; 开除; 解雇: workers who havebeen unfairly dismissed 被无理解雇的工人.
[Tn, Tn.pr]~ sb (from sth) send sb away; allow sb to leave 把某人打发走; 让某人离开: dismiss soldiers, a class 遣散士兵﹑ 下课 * (fml 文) The duchess dismissed the servant (from her presence). 公爵夫人让那个仆人退下.
(a) [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb/sth (from sth) put (thoughts, feelings, etc) out of one's mind 屏除（思想﹑ 感情等）: He tried without success to dismiss her/her memory from his thoughts. 他尽量不去想她, 然而无济於事. (b) [Tn, Cn.n/a] ~ sb/sth (as sth) consider sb/sth not worth thinking or talking about 对某人[某事物]不予理会或不屑一提: She was dismissed as a dreamer. 人们认为她是个空想家而不予理睬. * dismiss a suggestion, an objection, an idea, etc 不理会一建议﹑ 异议﹑ 主意等.
[Tn] (law 律) reject (a case, an appeal, etc) 驳回（讼案﹑ 上诉等）.
[Tn] (in cricket) end the innings of (the other team or one of its batsmen) （板球赛中）迫使（对方球队或击球手）出局, 退场.
> dismissal / dIs5mIsl; dIs`mIsl/ n (a) [U] action of dismissing 开除; 撤职; 解雇; 调离; 遣散; 屏除; 不予理会; 驳回; 退场: a strike caused by the dismissal of two workers 因解雇两名工人而引起的罢工事件 * his rash dismissal of the offer 他对该提议轻率的拒绝. (b) [C] event of being dismissed 被解雇﹑ 被撤职等的事件: The dismissals led to a strike. 雇主解雇工人导致了罢工事件.
dismissive adj ~ (of sb/sth) dismissing in a rude, brief and casual way （以粗暴﹑ 轻率及漫不经心的态度）打发走或表示拒绝: a dismissive gesture, tone of voice, shrug of the shoulders 表示轻蔑的手势﹑ 语调﹑ 一耸肩 * Reviewers were dismissive, and the play closed within a week. 由於评论界持否定态度, 该剧上演不到一周便停止了. * Don't be so dismissive of her talent. 可别小看了她的才能. dismissively adv.