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dispensation -- as in: dispensation of that era
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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
  • Citizens are enjoying a fairer, less arbitrary dispensation.
  • Such is the dispensation of an all-wise Providence!
    Charles Dickens  --  The Chimes
  • She believes that Jesus’s sacrifice was the transition from dispensation of law to a new dispensation of grace.
  • The one called Lucas was a mild and meek-looking little gentleman of clerical aspect; he had been an itinerant evangelist, it transpired, and had seen the light and become a prophet of the new dispensation.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
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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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