US: /dɪˈspætʃ/
UK: /dɪspˈæt‍ʃ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

dispatch /dis'pætʃ/ (despatch) /dis'pætʃ/
  • danh từ
    • sự gửi đi (thư, thông điệp...); sự sai phái đi
    • sự đánh chết tươi, sự giết đi, sự khử, sự kết liễu cuộc đời
      • happy dispatch: sự mổ bụng tự sát theo kiểu Nhật-bản)
    • sự giải quyết nhanh gọn, sự làm gấp (một việc gì); sự khẩn trương, sự nhanh gọn
      • to do something with dispatch: khẩn trương làm việc gì
      • the matter reqires dispatch: vấn đề cần giải quyết khẩn trương
    • (ngoại giao) bản thông điệp, bản thông báo
    • hãng vận tải hàng hoá
    • ngoại động từ
      • gửi đi (thư, thông điệp...); sai phái đi
      • đánh chết tươi, giết đi, khử, kết liễu cuộc đời (ai)
      • giải quyết nhanh gọn, làm gấp (việc gì)
      • ăn khẩn trương, ăn gấp (bữa cơm...)
      • nội động từ
        • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) làm nhanh gọn, làm gấp

      Advanced English dictionary

      (BrE also despatch) verb, noun
      + verb [VN]
      1 ~ sb/sth (to ...) (formal) to send sb/sth somewhere, especially for a special purpose: Troops have been dispatched to the area. + A courier was dispatched to collect the documents.
      2 ~ sth (to sb/sth) (formal) to send a letter, parcel/package or message somewhere: Goods are dispatched within 24 hours of your order reaching us.
      3 (formal) to deal or finish with sb/sth quickly and completely: He dispatched the younger player in straight sets.
      4 (old-fashioned) to kill a person or an animal
      + noun
      1 [U] (formal) the act of sending sb/sth somewhere: More food supplies are ready for immediate dispatch.
      2 [C] a message or report sent quickly from one military officer to another or between government officials: The latest dispatch was held up for three hours at the border. + He was mentioned in dispatches (= for brave acts in war).
      3 [C] a report sent to a newspaper by a journalist who is working in a foreign country: dispatches from the war zone
      Idioms: with dispatch (formal) quickly and efficiently: He carries out his duties with efficiency and dispatch.

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 send off or away or out, send on one's way:
      We dispatched a messenger with the parcel.
      2 send, mail, post, transmit, forward, ship, express, remit, convey, Chiefly US and Canadian freight:
      Please dispatch this letter as quickly as possible.
      3 kill, murder, slay, dispose of, put to death, execute, do away with, do in, assassinate,- liquidate, finish (off), put an end to, put away (for good), Slang polish off, bump off, eliminate, gun down, silence, get, erase, rub out, knock off, bury, US ice, hit, take for a ride, waste, zap:
      The gang soon dispatched all their rivals.
      4 hasten, hurry, speed up, accelerate, get done, accomplish, get through, conclude, finish off, complete, execute, do:
      The task was dispatched in just two days.
      5 haste, speed, promptness, quickness, expedition, expeditiousness, celerity, alacrity, swiftness, hurry, rapidity:
      She concluded the interview with dispatch and sent me away.
      6 communiqué, report, bulletin, story, news (item), communication, message, piece: document, instruction, missive:
      Here is a dispatch from our correspondent on Pitcairn Island.
      7 execution, killing, murder, disposal, assassination, dispatching, slaying:
      The dispatch of the consul left us without a representative.

      Concise English dictionary

      +an official report (usually sent in haste)
      +the act of sending off something
      +the property of being prompt and efficient
      +killing a person or animal
      +send away towards a designated goal
      +complete or carry out
      +kill intentionally and with premeditation
      +dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently
      +kill without delay