dispensation (Meaning)

Wordnet

dispensation (n)

an exemption from some rule or obligation

a share that has been dispensed or distributed

the act of dispensing (giving out in portions)

Webster

dispensation (n.)

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.

That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed

A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.

The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).

dispensation Sentence Examples

  1. The dispensation of medical supplies was coordinated by the disaster relief organization.
  2. The government implemented several dispensations to alleviate the economic impact of the pandemic.
  3. The municipality introduced a new dispensation for the allocation of parking permits.
  4. The judge granted a dispensation for the defendant to serve community service instead of jail time.
  5. The school administration issued a dispensation for the student to miss class for a family emergency.
  6. The church congregation received a dispensation from the bishop to hold services during the pandemic.
  7. The company's dispensation policy allows employees to take paid time off for certain events.
  8. The contract contained a dispensation clause allowing for termination under specific circumstances.
  9. The lawyer advised his client to file for a dispensation from the court to obtain a new trial.
  10. The dispensation of justice is a fundamental principle of any legal system.

FAQs About the word dispensation

an exemption from some rule or obligation, a share that has been dispensed or distributed, the act of dispensing (giving out in portions)The act of dispensing o

allocation,distribution, allotment, division, redistribution,issuance, disbursement, apportionment, separation, repartition

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The dispensation of medical supplies was coordinated by the disaster relief organization.

The government implemented several dispensations to alleviate the economic impact of the pandemic.

The municipality introduced a new dispensation for the allocation of parking permits.

The judge granted a dispensation for the defendant to serve community service instead of jail time.