Meaning of “dispatch box” in the English Dictionary

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"dispatch box" in British English

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dispatch boxnoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˈspætʃ ˌbɒks/ us /dɪˈspætʃ ˌbɑːks/

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 Parliament

(Definition of “dispatch box” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)