Translation of dispensar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 [honor] to give, accord [formal]; [acogida] to give, extend [formal]; [ayuda/protección] to give, afford [formal]; [asistencia médica] to give; [medicamentos] to dispense le dispensaron un caluroso recibimiento he was given o/or [formal] extended a warm reception le dispensaron el honor de inaugurar el museo he was given o/or [formal] accorded the honor of inaugurating the museum establecimientos donde se dispensan jeringas gratis establishments where syringes are supplied o/or dispensed free of charge
- 2 2.1 (eximir) dispensar a algn
dealgo to exempt sb fromsth fue dispensado del servicio militar he was exempted from military service lo dispensaron del pago de la multa he was excused (from) payment of the fine, the fine was waived la dispensaron de asistir a misa she was excused from attending mass 2.2 (perdonar) to forgive
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