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English definition of “dispatch”

dispatch

verb [T] (SEND) (UK also despatch)     /dɪˈspætʃ/
to send something, especially goods or a message , somewhere for a particular purpose : Two loads of cloth were dispatched to the factory on 12 December .Delivering and despatching
(Definition of dispatch verb (SEND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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