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Definitions for dispensary
dɪˈspɛn sə ridis·pen·sary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dispensary(noun)

    clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed


  1. dispensary(Noun)

    A place or room where something is dispensed.

  2. dispensary(Noun)

    A room specifically designed for the dispensing of drugs; a pharmacy.

  3. dispensary(Noun)

    An institution that dispenses medical supplies and advice.

  4. dispensary(Noun)

    A place where medical cannabis is sold (marijuana or cannabis dispensary)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dispensary(noun)

    a place where medicines are prepared and dispensed; esp., a place where the poor can obtain medical advice and medicines gratuitously or at a nominal price

  2. Dispensary(noun)

    a dispensatory

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. dispensaire.]


  1. 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dispensary

    dis-pens′ar-i, n. a place where medicines are dispensed, esp. to the poor, gratis.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dispensary in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dispensary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dispensary in a Sentence

  1. Juma Hamisi:

    There is only one dispensary in this village with only one health professional. Most areas surrounding the village are littered with garbage.

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