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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, ​lobbygroup, and dispenser of ​information.
(Definition of dispenser from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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