dispensation[ dis-puhn-sey-shuhn, -pen- ]SEE DEFINITION OF dispensation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISPENSATION
The monk obtained a dispensation from his vows, and married the young girl.
“Well, Mrs. Feathertop, this is a dispensation,” said Mrs. Scratchard.
Still, if the dispensation of the pope could be obtained, he would make no objection.
We must therefore obtain a dispensation in order to be married.
I imagine your excellency has obtained a dispensation from the mufti?
He made no discrimination in the dispensation of his charity.
Their friends in parliament said that the dispensation was unnecessary.
In this wise was ushered in the Dispensation of the Fulness of Times.
The dispensation of pardons was not regulated by any uniform principles.
Now it appeared that the validity of the marriage did not depend upon this dispensation at all.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISPENSATION
- handing out
- good turn
- good will