Definition Of dispensation

noun

a system of order, government, or organization of a nation, community, etc., especially as existing at a particular time.

scholarship is conveyed to a wider audience than under the old dispensation

exemption from a rule or usual requirement.

although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play two matches

the action of distributing or supplying something.

regulations controlling dispensation of medications

Example Of dispensation

  • A young man in a bizarre and colorful outfit, with a makeshift bandolier in which plastic cups were tucked for rapid dispensation of his wares, observed my fascination and offered me a drink.

  • Already the President has cut back on his motorcade; so too has the Prime Minister; and this should just be the start of what should be a far more modest dispensation which is in keeping with the country's coffers.

  • although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play before her birthday

  • although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play two matches

  • As in other ordinations from other faiths, we had to have dispensation from the Pope for the ordination.


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