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Sample Sentences Using
dispensation -- as in: received dispensation to
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as in: received dispensation to Define
an exemption from some rule or obligation
  • A last-minute dispensation enabled her to get the experimental drug.
  • At that time, a Hungarian was not permitted to marry a woman of another class except by special dispensation of the State.
  • The 70 year-old protestant minister became a Roman Catholic priest with special dispensation from the Pope to continue living under the same roof with his wife.
  • King Henry VIII required a papal dispensation to marry Catherine.

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  • And yet a dispensation may be had.
    Shakespeare  --  King Henry VI, Part 1
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as in: received dispensation to Define
an exemption from some rule or obligation
as in: dispensation of justice Define
distribution of something; or administration of a service
as in: gave me my dispensation of meds Define
something given - typically given by an official
as in: dispensation of that era Define
a system of order or more rarely: a period of history some Christians distinguish as having had a different divine approach to mankind or archaically: any act of God
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