HyperDic: dispensation

English > 3 senses of the word dispensation:
NOUNactdispensationan exemption from some rule or obligation
possessiondispensationa share that has been dispensed or distributed
actdispensationthe act of dispensing / dispensing (giving out in portions)
dispensation > pronunciation
Soundsdih.spahnsey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dispensation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn exemption from some rule or obligation.
NarrowervarianceAn official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation / regulation (typically a building regulation)
Broaderlicense, permission, permitThe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Spanishdispensa
Catalandispensació
Verbsdispensegrant a dispensation
English > dispensation: 3 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA share that has been dispensed or distributed.
Broadershare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Verbsdispensegive or apply (medications)
dispenseadminister or bestow, as in small portions
English > dispensation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of dispensing / dispensing (giving out in portions).
BroaderdistributionThe act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
Spanishdispensación
Verbsdispensegive or apply (medications)
dispenseadminister or bestow, as in small portions

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