Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “dispatch box”

dispatch box

noun [C]   UK
in the UK, the box on a table in the House of Commons that important politicians stand next to when they are formally speaking to the Members of ParliamentGovernment administration and organisation
(Definition of dispatch box noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of dispatch box

Translations of “dispatch box”

Word of the Day

warm-up

something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More