dispensa

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See also: dispensá

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

dispensa

  1. third-person singular past historic of dispenser

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diˈspɛn.sa/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnsa
  • Hyphenation: di‧spèn‧sa

Noun[edit]

dispensa f (plural dispense)

  1. distribution, handing out
  2. larder, pantry
    • 2003, Antonio Tabucchi, chapter XXI, in Sostiene Pereira : una testimonianza [Pereira Declares], 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.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. (furniture) sideboard
    Synonym: buffet
  4. instalment
  5. exemption, dispensation (from)

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

dispensa

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

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dispēnsā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dispēnsō

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

dispensa

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French dispenser, from Latin dispensare.

Verb[edit]

a dispensa (third-person singular present dispensează, past participle dispensat1st conj.

  1. to dispense

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dispensa

  1. inflection of dispensar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish dispensa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: dis‧pen‧sa
  • IPA(key): /disˈpensa/, [dɪsˈpen.sɐ]

Noun[edit]

dispensa

  1. forgiveness; excuse
    Synonym: paumanhin
  2. certificate granting dispensation

Derived terms[edit]