special dispensation

special dispensation
index variance (exemption)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • dispensation — I (act of dispensing) noun accommodation, administration, allocation, allotment, appointment, apportionment, assignment, bestowal, bestowment, conferment, conferral, dispersal, dispersion, disposal, disposition, dissemination, distribution,… …   Law dictionary

  • dispensation — [[t]dɪ̱spense͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] dispensations 1) N VAR A dispensation is special permission to do something that is normally not allowed. A special dispensation may by obtained from the domestic union concerned... They were promised dispensation from… …   English dictionary

  • dispensation — UK [ˌdɪspənˈseɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms dispensation : singular dispensation plural dispensations formal 1) [countable/uncountable] official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious… …   English dictionary

  • dispensation — noun 1 (C, U) special permission from someone in authority or a religious leader to do something that is not usually allowed: special dispensation: Caroline s marriage was annulled by special dispensation from the Church. 2 (C) formal a religious …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dispensation — dis|pen|sa|tion [ˌdıspənˈseıʃən, pen ] n 1.) [U and C] special permission from someone in authority, especially a religious leader, to do something that is not usually allowed ▪ Caroline s marriage was annulled by special dispensation from the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dispensation — dis|pen|sa|tion [ ,dıspən seıʃn ] noun 1. ) count or uncount FORMAL official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do, especially from a religious authority: special dispensation: He was given special dispensation… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dispensation — n. papal; special dispensation * * * [ˌdɪspen seɪʃ(ə)n] special dispensation papal …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Dispensation — • An act whereby in a particular case a lawful superior grants relaxation from an existing law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dispensation     Dispensation      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • dispensation — ⇒DISPENSATION, subst. fém. Vx et littér. Action, fait de dispenser (cf. ce mot B), de distribuer. Équitable, sage, juste dispensation des grâces, des récompenses; être préposé à la dispensation de certains droits. Synon. distribution,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • special privilege — index dispensation (exception), exemption, immunity, license Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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