Meaning of dishonorable discharge

dishon'orable dis'charge

Pronunciation: [key]
— Mil. Mil.
  1. the discharge of a person from military service for an offense more serious than one for which a bad-conduct discharge is given.
  2. a certificate of such a discharge.
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