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dispensernoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈspen·sər/
a machine from which you can get an item, usually by putting coins in it.
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dispensernoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪˈspensər/
a machine or container that you can get something from by pulling a handle or pressing a button: liquid soap dispensers automated/automatic dispensers a drinks/coffee/tape dispenser
→  cash dispenser
a person whose job is to prepare medicines and give or sell them to people: Pharmacists have long been frustrated with being perceived as mere pill dispensers.
a person or thing that provides something: The committee is an amalgam of regulatory body, lobby group, and dispenser of information.
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