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We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
Marcel Proust

Meaning of "dispensary" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISPENSARY

dispensary  [dɪˈspɛnsərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISPENSARY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dispensary is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DISPENSARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dispensary

A dispensary is an office in a school, hospital or other organization that dispenses medications and medical supplies. In a traditional dispensary set-up, a pharmacist dispenses medication as per prescription or order form. Electronic dispensaries are designed to ensure efficient and consistent dispensing of excipient and active materials in a secure data environment with full audit traceability. A standard dispensary system consists of a range of modules such as manual dispensing, supervisory, bulk dispensing, recipe management and interfacing with external systems.

Definition of dispensary in the English dictionary

The definition of dispensary in the dictionary is a place where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISPENSARY


accessory
əkˈsɛsərɪ
anniversary
ˌænɪˈvɜːsərɪ
caravansary
ˌkærəˈvænsərɪ
chancery
ˈtʃɑːnsərɪ
condensery
kənˈdensərɪ
extrasensory
ˌɛkstrəˈsɛnsərɪ
grocery
ˈɡrəʊsərɪ
incensory
ˈɪnsɛnsərɪ
intersensory
ˌɪntəˈsensərɪ
multisensory
ˌmʌltɪˈsɛnsərɪ
necessary
ˈnɛsɪsərɪ
neurosensory
ˌnjʊərəʊˈsensərɪ
ostensory
ɒsˈtɛnsərɪ
prehensory
prɪˈhɛnsərɪ
reprehensory
ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnsərɪ
responsory
rɪˈspɒnsərɪ
sensory
ˈsɛnsərɪ
somatosensory
ˌsəʊmətəʊˈsɛnsərɪ
supersensory
ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsərɪ
suspensory
səˈspɛnsərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISPENSARY

dispeller
dispelling
dispend
dispensability
dispensable
dispensableness
dispensably
dispensaries
dispensation
dispensational
dispensative
dispensatively
dispensator
dispensatories
dispensatorily
dispensatory
dispense
dispenser
dispensing chemist
dispensing optician

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISPENSARY

A bursary
accessary
adversary
B bursary
bursary
Cheboksary
commissary
diamond anniversary
diaphragm pessary
do the necessary
emissary
fideicommissary
golden wedding anniversary
janissary
pessary
rosary
tertiary bursary
the necessary
unnecessary
wedding anniversary

Synonyms and antonyms of dispensary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dispensary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISPENSARY

Find out the translation of dispensary to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dispensary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dispensary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

药房
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dispensario
570 millions of speakers

English

dispensary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

औषधालय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مستوصف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

диспансер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dispensário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঔষধালয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dispensaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dispensari
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dispensarium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

診療所
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

약국
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dispensary
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhà thương thí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மருந்தகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दवाखाने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dispanser
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dispensario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ambulatorium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

диспансер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dispensar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιατρείο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

apteek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dispensary
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dispensary
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dispensary

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISPENSARY»

The term «dispensary» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.633 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISPENSARY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dispensary

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2 QUOTES WITH «DISPENSARY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dispensary.
1
Robert Graves
A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure.
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Marcel Proust
We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISPENSARY»

Discover the use of dispensary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dispensary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Dispensary: A Poem. In Six Canto's
A Poem. In Six Canto's Sir Samuel Garth. No Passions interrupt his easic Reign, No Problems puzzle his lethargick Brain. But dull Oblivion guards his peaceful Bed, And lazy Fogs bedew his gracious Head. As at full length the pamper'd ...
Sir Samuel Garth, 1703
2
California Medical Marijuana Dispensary and Grower's ...
This is a comprehensive guide for creating a medical marijuana dispensary or delivery service, growing medical marijuana, and complying with California Law.
C. Restivo, W. Britt, 2012
3
A Report of the Practice of Midwifery, at the Westminster ...
Lying-in Charity, St. Mar- 13. General Dispensary,Newtin's Street. M. man Street. M. 1770. 1789. 2. General Dispensary, Al- 14. City Dispensary, Grodersgate. cer's Hall Court. 1774. 15. Western Dispensary, 3. Wns'rmmsrsn GENERAL Charles ...
Augustus Bozzi Granville, 1819
4
Kenya Gazette
North Marmanet Forest Dispensary. Ontulili Forest Dispensary. South Marmanet Dispensary. Sharmanek Dispensary. Gitundaga Forest Dispensary. Nanyuki Barracks Medical Reception Station. Engineering Battalion M.I.R. Dispensary.
5
Medical Charities, Medical Politics: The Irish Dispensary ...
An examination of Ireland's advanced mid nineteenth-century health policy, focusing on the Medical Charities Act of 1851 and the Irish Poor Law Commission.
Ronald Drake Cassell, 1997
6
Annual report, etc. (Demilt Dispensary (New York, N.Y.))
The Managers of the Demilt Dispensary, in accordance with their by-laws, present the following report of the operations of the Dispensary for the year ending December 31st, 1860. The whole number of new patients treated by this Dispensary ...
7
Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of ...
Baltimore General Dispensary, Character, By-Laws. &c. . . . Revised 1899 ( Baltimore, 1899), p. 14. 5 New York's Eastern Dispensary reported in 1857 that the city's donation to the New York Dispensary had been set at $1000 in 1827. As other ...
Judith Walzer Leavitt, Ronald L. Numbers, 1997
8
Calendar of Mothers' Aid of the Chicago Lying-in Hospital ...
Resolution Whereas, The Mothers' Aid Sewing Club was founded for the specific purposes of providing the clothing required for mothers and babies being cared for by the Chicago Lying-in Hospital and Dispensary, and to establish one or ...
Chicago Lying-in Hospital and Dispensary. Mothers' Aid, 1916
9
Kenya Gazette
336 6th June, 1986 Schedule -^iContd ) Ngmyang* Health Centre Mogotio Health Centra Kampi ya Samaki Health Gtotre Kisenana Health Centre Tangulbei Dispensary Kapkalelwa Dispensary Kaptiony Dispensary Seretumn Dispensary ...
10
Kenya Gazette
... Migori District i Ki-irathe Dispensary Nyangiti Dispensary Nyakianga Dispensary Sabasaba Dispensary Kaharo Dispensary Irigiro Dispensary Mukiria Dispensary Mukoe Dispensary Machururiati Dispensary B wogwendo Dispensary Gesure ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISPENSARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dispensary is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Medical marijuana dispensary could soon be opening in Nipomo
A medical marijuana dispensary could be opening in Nipomo soon, depending on what happens at the County Planning Commission meeting Thursday in San ... «KSBY San Luis Obispo News, Jul 15»
2
Lower Haight Cannabis Dispensary Good Fellows Closes For Good
It came a bit later than expected, but the last medical cannabis dispensary in the Lower Haight has closed its doors. Hoodline reported almost ... «Hoodline, Jul 15»
3
Dispensary daze
You witness some interesting encounters working in a dispensary. One time one of my female customers, a high school teacher, came ... «San Diego CityBEAT, Jul 15»
4
Elevations Dispensary brings high-class to the north side
This Friday, July 10, co-owner Troy VanOrden and his Elevations Dispensary (8270 Razorback Road, elevationsdispensary.com) will celebrate ... «Colorado Springs Independent, Jul 15»
5
Plan for downtown medical marijuana dispensary in limbo
Yet three years after voters approved the medical use of marijuana, a proposal to open the city's first — and, so far, only — dispensary in ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
6
Deerfield pot dispensary may have to warn of driving hazards
The operator of a proposed medical cannabis dispensary in Deerfield may have to warn patients of driving hazards, village officials said. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Winnipeg marijuana dispensary illegal, non-profit group says
Pamela McColl with Smart Approaches to Marijuana Canada said she tried to lodge a complaint about a new marijuana dispensary that just ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
8
Acton selectmen do not oppose medical marijuana dispensary
Acton selectmen will not attempt to halt a proposed medical marijuana dispensary run by Mass Wellspring after voting unanimously July 6 to ... «Wicked Local Acton, Jul 15»
9
Pot dispensary proposal brought to council
Randy Caine and his daughter, Tara, speak to White Rock council June 15 about launching a pilot marijuana dispensary project in the ... «Peace Arch News, Jul 15»
10
Medical marijuana cultivation centers, dispensary owners form …
CHICAGO - Several medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensary owners from across the state have joined together to form the ... «WAND, Jul 15»

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