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dispenser

[ dih-spen-ser ]
/ dɪˈspɛn sər /
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noun
a person or thing that dispenses.
a container, package, device, or vending machine for holding and dispensing something in small amounts, as facial tissue, paper cups, or candy.

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Origin of dispenser

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at dispense, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for dispenser

dispenser
/ (dɪˈspɛnsə) /

noun
a device, such as a vending machine, that automatically dispenses a single item or a measured quantity
a person or thing that dispenses
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