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dispatch

verb [T]  us   /dɪˈspætʃ/
to send someone or something to a place for a particular purpose: Within seconds the university police can identify the exact origin of the alarm and dispatch officers to investigate.

dispatch

noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈspætʃ/
a report sent to you from another place: [U] In her latest dispatch, our correspondent reports on new negotiations. [C] a military dispatch If something is done with dispatch, it is done quickly.
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