verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a method of effecting a speedy delivery of goods, money, etc.
- a conveyance or organization for the expeditious transmission of goods, money, etc.
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The information remains private in both cases, even though dispatch centers have access to it.County Distributes COVID Patients’ Addresses to Police Agencies|Jesse Marx|January 21, 2021|Voice of San Diego
In a series of dispatches, writers look at new ways to tackle issues from closing the digital divide and mapping insect populations to measuring societal health and encouraging long-term thinking.
Each dispatch might be less in-depth, but still filled with the news-you-can-use, resources, and inspiration you need to better stay on top of a rapidly changing world.Breonna Taylor’s case is as painful as it unsurprising|Ellen McGirt|September 25, 2020|Fortune
DeJoy has claimed that the lone operational change he instituted was enforcing a stricter dispatch schedule of mail transportation trucks and letter carriers to their daily rounds.Federal judge issues temporary injunction against USPS operational changes amid concerns about mail slowdowns|Elise Viebeck, Jacob Bogage|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
For example, the reforms encourage officers to increase their casual presence in certain communities and include social workers in their dispatch runs.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
What got leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on October 22?Michael Tomasky’s Year-End Quiz: Test Your 2014 News Knowledge|Michael Tomasky|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Det. Johnson left in an elevator and I found myself alone in the building, save two women in the dispatch center.
He presumably felt he owed it to himself to make one more visit to hell and report back with a cliché-busting dispatch.
And a recording of the police dispatch seems to blow the case to bits.‘Out in the Night’ and the Redemption of the ‘Killer Lesbian Gang'|Nina Strochlic|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He initially sent that letter to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.Did Cooter From ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Beat Eric Cantor?|Eleanor Clift|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Colonel read the dispatch of Captain Duffield, sitting on his bed in his nightclothes.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The Weekly Dispatch's accounts of the next world are well worth staying alive for.
I am pushing the smiths as hard as possible, and you must do the same at your works, that the greatest dispatch may be made.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
If the offeree sent a telegram, then he would be obliged to prove the delivery of the dispatch.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Before leaving Verdun he had seen Pierrepont enter the telegraph bureau—to dispatch a message to the Sûreté, without a doubt.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux