how to pronounce dispatch


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dispatch is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dispatch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… my normal day we dispatch from our house …”

meanings of dispatch


  1. To deprive.
  2. To hurry.
  3. To destroy quickly and efficiently.
  4. To send (a shipment) with promptness.
  5. To send (a journalist) to a place in order to report.
  6. To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
  7. To rid; to free.
  8. To pass on for further processing, especially via a dispatch table (often with to).
  9. To send (an important official message) promptly, by means of a diplomat or military officer.
  10. To send (a person) away hastily.


  1. A dismissal.
  2. A message sent quickly, as a shipment, a prompt settlement of a business, or an important official message sent by a diplomat, or military officer.
  3. A mission by an emergency response service, typically attend to an emergency in the field.
  4. The act of doing something quickly.
  5. The passing on of a message for further processing, especially via a dispatch table.

dispatch frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dispatch occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dispatch can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dispatch can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

4) transport and travel;

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