dispensation

  • 21dispensation — UK [ˌdɪspənˈseɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms dispensation : singular dispensation plural dispensations formal 1) [countable/uncountable] official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious… …

    English dictionary

  • 22dispensation — noun 1) the dispensation of supplies Syn: distribution, supply, supplying, issue, issuing, handing out, doling out, dishing out, sharing out, dividing out; division, allocation, allotment, apportionment 2) the dispensation of justic …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 23DISPENSATION — s. f. Distribution. Sage dispensation. Juste dispensation. Dispensation des grâces, des récompenses …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 24dispensation — dis|pen|sa|tion [ˌdıspənˈseıʃən, pen ] 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… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25dispensation — dis|pen|sa|tion [ ,dıspən seıʃn ] noun 1. ) count or uncount FORMAL official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious authority: special dispensation: He was given special dispensation… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26dispensation — noun 1 (C, U) special permission from someone in authority or a religious leader to do something that is not usually allowed: special dispensation: Caroline s marriage was annulled by special dispensation from the Church. 2 (C) formal a religious …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27dispensation — n. papal; special dispensation * * * [ˌdɪspen seɪʃ(ə)n] special dispensation papal …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 28dispensation — The OT system of law [[➝ Law]] and the ethics of the Old Covenant [[➝ covenant]] are sometimes known as the Mosaic Dispensation; and the New Covenant of Jesus Christ is called the Dispensation of Grace [[➝ grace]] …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 29dispensation — /ˌdɪspɛnˈseɪʃən / (say .dispen sayshuhn) noun 1. the act of dispensing; distribution; administration; management. 2. that which is distributed or given out. 3. a certain order, system, or arrangement. 4. Theology a. the divine ordering of the… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 30dispensation — n. 1 a the act or an instance of dispensing or distributing. b (foll. by with) the state of doing without (a thing). c something distributed. 2 (usu. foll. by from) a exemption from a penalty or duty; an instance of this. b exemption from a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 31Dispensation —    (Gr. oikonomia, management, economy ).    1) The method or scheme according to which God carries out his purposes towards men is called a dispensation. There are usually reckoned three dispensations, the Patriarchal, the Mosaic or Jewish, and… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 32dispensation — dis·pen·sa·tion .dis pən sā shən, .pen n the act of dispensing <the dispensation of medicines> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 33Dispensation —    A formal license, granted by ecclesiastical authority, to do something which is not ordinarily permitted by the canons, or to leave undone something that may be prescribed. In the American Canons, dispensation has special reference to an… …

    American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 34dispensation — noun 1》 the action of dispensing. 2》 exemption from a rule or usual requirement. 3》 a religious or political system prevailing at a particular time: the Mosaic dispensation. 4》 archaic an act of divine providence. Derivatives dispensational… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 35dispensation — An exemption from some laws; a permission to do something forbidden; an allowance to omit something commanded; the canonistic name for a license. A relaxation of law for the benefit or advantage of an individual. In the United States, no power… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 36dispensation — An exemption from some laws; a permission to do something forbidden; an allowance to omit something commanded; the canonistic name for a license. A relaxation of law for the benefit or advantage of an individual. In the United States, no power… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 37dispensation — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a general state or ordering of things; specifically a system of revealed commands and promises regulating human affairs b. a particular arrangement or provision especially of providence or nature 2. a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 38Dispensation — Eine oder ein Dispens (weiblich in der katholischen Amtssprache und im österreichischen Deutsch; männlich in Deutschland) ist die amtliche Befreiung von einem Verbot oder Gebot. Staatliches Verwaltungsrecht Im deutschen Verwaltungsrecht stellt… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 39dispensation — noun a) 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. b) That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that …

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  • 40Dispensation — Dis|pen|sa|ti|on 〈f. 20〉 1. Befreiung (von einer Verpflichtung), Ausnahmebewilligung 2. Herstellung u. Abgabe von Arznei [<lat. dispensatio „genaue, gleichmäßige Einteilung, Verwaltung, Bewirtschaftung“] * * * Dis|pen|sa|ti|on , die; , en [lat …

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