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Being dismissed when it’s becoming known publicly (7,3)


I believe the answer is:

getting out

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'being dismissed when' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this defines the answer.

'becoming known publicly' is the wordplay.
'becoming' becomes 'getting' ('get' can be a synonym of 'become').
'known publicly' becomes 'out' (as in news which is 'out'. I am not sure about the 'publicly' bit.).
'getting'+'out'='GETTING OUT'

'it's' acts as a link.

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