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VerbEdit

dispensa

  1. third-person singular past historic of dispenser

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin or Late Latin dīspēnsa, feminine past participle of dīspendō, from Latin dis- + pendō.

NounEdit

dispensa f (plural dispense)

  1. distribution, handing out
  2. larder, pantry
    • 2003, Antonio Tabucchi, chapter XXI, in Sostiene Pereira : una testimonianza [Pereira Declares] (in Italian), Rome: La biblioteca di Repubblica, published 1994, →ISBN, page 147:
      All'ora di pranzo pensò di prepararsi qualcosa, ma la sua dispensa era sfornita. Sostiene Pereira di aver pensato che magari poteva mangiare un boccone al Café Orquídea, anche tardi, e poi andare al giornale.
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  3. (furniture) sideboard
    Synonym: buffet
  4. instalment
  5. exemption, dispensation (from)

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

dispensa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dispensare
  2. second-person singular imperative of dispensare

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

dispensā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dispensō

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VerbEdit

dispensa

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of dispensar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of dispensar.