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dispensation Explained

dispensation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['dıspən'seıʃən]

dispensation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n
1 [U and C] special permission from someone in authority, especially a religious leader, to do something that is not usually allowed: --Caroline's marriage was annulled by special dispensation from the church.//
2 [U] formal the act of providing people with something as part of an official process: dispensation of// --the dispensation of justice//
3 [C] formal a religious or political system that has control over people's lives at a particular time:

dispensation at French => English Of Explained:

dispensation

dispensation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

125 Moby Thesaurus words for "dispensation":
OK, abandonment, abjuration, administration, admission, allowance,
attenuation, blank check, broadcast, broadcasting, carte blanche,
cession, charter, circumfusion, civil government, command function,
consent, copyright, courtesy, creation, decision-making,
diffraction, diffusion, dilution, direction, disbursal,
disbursement, discipline, dispersal, dispersion, disposal,
disposition, dissemination, dissipation, distribution, divergence,
dole, doling, doling out, dumping, empery, empire, evaporation,
executive function, expansion, favor, forgoing, form of government,
forswearing, fragmentation, franchise, freedom, getting rid of,
giving out, giving up, governance, government, grant, immunity,
indulgence, issuance, kindness, leave, letting go, liberty,
license, management, officiation, okay, oversight, passing around,
patent, paying out, peppering, permission, permission to enter,
political organization, polity, preservation, privilege,
propagation, providence, publication, radiation, recantation,
regime, regimen, regnancy, regulation, reign, release,
relinquishment, renunciation, resignation, retraction, riddance,
rule, sacrifice, scattering, scatterment, service, shotgun pattern,
sovereignty, sowing, spattering, special favor, special permission,
splay, spread, spreading, sprinkling, strewing, supervision,
surrender, sway, swearing off, system of government, ticket,
ticket of admission, visitations of providence, volatilization,
vouchsafement, waiver, warrant, yielding

dispensation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Permission): permission, leave, allowance, tolerance, toleration, liberty, license, concession, indulgence, dispensation, exemption, release, authorization, permit, warrant, brevet, authority.

[N] (a): exemption, exception, immunity, privilege, release, easement, dispensation.

[N] (Relinquishment): relinquishment, renunciation, cession, dispensation, quitclaim deed.

[N] (a): exemption, freedom, irresponsibility, immunity, liberty, license, release, exoneration, excuse, dispensation, absolution, franchise, renunciation, discharge, exculpation.

dispensation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [C, U] special permission, especially from a religious leader, to do sth that is not usually allowed or legal:
She needed a special dispensation to remarry. * The sport's ruling body gave him dispensation to compete in national competitions.
2 [U] (formal) the act or process of providing sth, especially by sb in authority:
the dispensation of justice
3 [C] (technical) a political or religious system that operates in a country at a particular time

dispensation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [C, U] special permission, especially from a religious leader, to do sth that is not usually allowed or legal:
She needed a special dispensation to remarry. * The sport's ruling body gave him dispensation to compete in national competitions.
2 [U] (formal) the act or process of providing sth, especially by sb in authority:
the dispensation of justice
3 [C] (technical) a political or religious system that operates in a country at a particular time

Dispensation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dispensation \Dis`pen*sa"tion\, n. [F. dispensation, L.
dispensatio.]
1. The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often
used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man,
or more generically, of the acts and modes of his
administration.

To respect the dispensations of Providence. --Burke.

2. That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that
which is enjoined or bestowed; especially (Theol.), A
system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and
administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal,
Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.

Neither are God's methods or intentions different in
his dispensations to each private man. --Rogers.

3. The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission
to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something
enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church,
exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to
God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths,
vows, etc.).

A dispensation was obtained to enable Dr. Barrow to
marry. --Ward.

dispensation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dispensation
n 1: an exemption from some rule or obligation
2: a share that has been dispensed or distributed
3: the act of dispensing (giving out in portions)

dispensation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

See dispense.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsˌpɛnˈseɪʃən/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration.
    1. That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed
    2. A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.
    3. The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » act of dispensing

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|раздаване|n, Inter: t+ » bg|разпределяне|n
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dérogation|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|deroga|f
    • Polish: dyspensa {{f}}


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