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verb [transitive] dispense pronunciation in British English /dɪˈspens/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydispense
he/she/itdispenses
present participledispensing
past tensedispensed
past participledispensed

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  1. 2
    to provide something such as a service, especially officially
    dispense justice:

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