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dispense

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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See also dispensé

English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to dispense

Third person singular
dispenses

Simple past
dispensed

Past participle
dispensed

Present participle
dispensing

to dispense (third-person singular simple present dispenses, present participle dispensing, simple past and past participle dispensed)
  1. To issue, distribute, or put out.
    The vending machine dispensed the coffee before the cup.
  2. To eliminate or do without.
    I wish he would dispense with the pleasantries and get to the point.

Derived terms


French

Verb

dispense

  1. First-person singular present indicative of dispenser.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of dispenser.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of dispenser.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of dispenser.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of dispenser.

Italian

Noun

dispense f.

  1. Plural form of dispensa.

Verb

dispense [[Category:Template:lang:it verb forms|dispense]]

  1. Third-person singular past historic of dispegnere.

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