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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
dispense /dis'pens/
  • ngoại động từ
    • phân phát, phân phối
    • pha chế và cho (thuốc)
    • (+ from) miễn trừ, tha cho
    • (pháp lý) xét xử
    • (tôn giáo) làm (lễ)
      • to dispense sacraments: làm lễ ban phước
  • nội động từ
    • to dispense with miễn trừ, tha cho
    • làm thành không cần thiết
    • bỏ qua, có thể đừng được, không cần đến
      • to dispense with someone's services: không cần sự giúp đỡ của ai
Concise Dictionary
+administer or bestow, as in small portions
+grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
+give or apply (medications)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 distribute, give out, hand or pass out, furnish, supply, provide, give away, deal (out), dole out, parcel out, disburse, mete out, share (out), issue, apportion, allocate, allot, assign, Colloq dish out:
The Red Cross dispensed medicines to the stricken villagers.
2 administer, conduct, direct, operate, superintend, supervise, carry out, execute, discharge, apply, implement, enforce:
It is the governor who dispenses justice in these islands.
3 dispense with.
(a) do without, forgo, give up, eschew, relinquish, refuse, waive, forswear, abstain (from), renounce, reject:
Can we dispense with the jokes and get to work?
(b) do away with, get rid of, eliminate, do without, dispose of, abolish, manage or do without, remove, cancel, ignore, render unnecessary or superfluous:
Building on solid rock will dispense with the need for a foundation.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
1 sth (to sb) to give out sth to people: The machine dispenses a range of drinks and snacks.
2 sth (to sb) (formal) to provide sth, especially a service, for people: The organization dispenses free health care to the poor. + to dispense justice / advice
3 to prepare medicine and give it to people, as a job: to dispense a prescription + (BrE) to dispense medicine + (BrE) a dispensing chemist
Phrasal Verbs: dispense with sb/sth to get rid of sth or stop using it because you no longer need it: Debit cards dispense with the need for cash altogether. + I think we can dispense with the formalities (= speak openly and naturally to each other).

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