Meaning of “dispense with sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “dispense with sth/sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dispense with sth/sb

phrasal verb with dispense uk /dɪˈspens/ us verb

to get rid of something or someone, or stop using them because you do not need them:

Electronic records can dispense with 80% of paper files and reduce the need for office space.
The new chairman has said he will dispense with any directors who can't accept radical change.

(Definition of “dispense with sth/sb” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)