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dis·pen·sa·ry

 (dĭ-spĕn′sə-rē)
n. pl. dis·pen·sa·ries
1. An office in a hospital, school, or other institution from which medical supplies, preparations, and treatments are dispensed.
2. A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.

dispensary

(dɪˈspɛnsərɪ; -srɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Pharmacology) a place where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed

dis•pen•sa•ry

(dɪˈspɛn sə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a place where something is dispensed, esp. medicines.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dispensary - clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispenseddispensary - clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed
clinic - a healthcare facility for outpatient care
Translations
مُسْتَوْصَف
lékárnavýdejna léků
receptur
lyfjageymsla

dispensary

[dɪsˈpensərɪ] N (gen) → dispensario m; (in hospital) → farmacia f

dispensary

[dɪˈspɛnsəri] n (in hospital)pharmacie f; (in chemist's)officine f

dispensary

n (in hospital) → (Krankenhaus)apotheke f; (in chemist’s) → Apothekenabteilung f; (= clinic)Dispensarium nt

dispensary

[dɪsˈpɛnsrɪ] nfarmacia; (clinic) → dispensario, ambulatorio

dispense

(diˈspens) verb
1. to give or deal out.
2. to prepare (medicines, especially prescriptions) for giving out.
diˈspensaryplural diˈspensaries noun
a place especially in a hospital where medicines are given out.
diˈspenser noun
dispense with
to get rid of or do without. We could economize by dispensing with two assistants.

dis·pen·sa·ry

n. dispensario, clínica, establecimiento que proporciona asistencia médica y dispensa medicamentos.
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When the old king--who was suspicious of the English, their railways and telegraphs--died, Purun Dass stood high with his young successor, who had been tutored by an Englishman; and between them, though he always took care that his master should have the credit, they established schools for little girls, made roads, and started State dispensaries and shows of agricultural implements, and published a yearly blue-book on the "Moral and Material Progress of the State," and the Foreign Office and the Government of India were delighted.
Perhaps it may all be very good; but why should I worry myself about establishing dispensaries which I shall never make use of, and schools to which I shall never send my children, to which even the peasants don't want to send their children, and to which I've no very firm faith that they ought to send them?
The DPH is committed to approving dispensaries for qualified patients as soon as possible, while ensuring the selection process meets the highest standards for public health and safety'' said Anne Roach, DPH spokeswoman.
Zine's concerns echo those voiced by police - that the dispensaries are simply selling marijuana to anyone rather than distributing it to members with health problems.
RAWALPINDI -- Up gradation of 10 Municipal dispensaries of the city has been shelved due to negligence of administration.
Within a few weeks, Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley will begin more aggressive prosecution of medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the county, arguing most of them are illegally operating for a profit, he said Thursday.
Company creates signs, labels, and tags for dispensaries, retail stores, and grow facilities
State regulators said Friday they've ordered the closure of nine unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries, including one in Veneta, since it began enforcement this spring.
He demanded of the Sindh Chief Minister and Sindh Social Security Institution to ensure strict monitoring in the Social Security hospitals and dispensaries with availability of required facilities for workers community.
Dozens of cities and towns have approved or are considering temporary moratoriums on medical marijuana outlets while others are drafting zoning rules to restrict where dispensaries can be located.
PESHAWAR, July 03, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The government has been requested by an NGO to concentrate on provision of medicines and equipments in state-run dispensaries to help mitigate sufferings of ailing humanity.
A recognized leader in the industry, he advised the Nevada State Legislature in the drafting of SB-374, legalizing the establishment of 60 dispensaries.