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dispatch (someone or something) from (some place)

To send someone or something from one place to another. When I got their phone call, I immediately dispatched an ambulance from the nearest hospital.
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dispatch (someone or something) to (someone, something, or some place)

To send someone or something to a particular person, place, or thing. When I got their phone call, I immediately dispatched an ambulance to the scene of the crash.
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dispatch someone from (some place)

to send someone from some place. I dispatched a messenger from here over an hour ago. A telegram will be dispatched from my office first thing in the morning.
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dispatch someone or something to someone or something

to send someone or something to someone, something, or some place. I will dispatch a new copy of the damaged book to you immediately. Gene will dispatch a messenger to you.
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send someone into something

 and send someone in
to make someone go into something or some place. George sent me into the house for a hammer. The boys know where it is. He should have sent in the boys. George sent me in.
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send something into something

 and send something in
to dispatch something, such as an order, to a company or other body making a public offer of goods. I sent the order in to the home office. I sent in the order.
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be mentioned in dispatches

be commended for your actions. British
In official military reports from the front line any soldiers who have been responsible for particular acts of bravery are commended by name.
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AMR is pleased that JRUG has chosen LifeCom to provide all of their dispatching needs and we look forward to working with our EMS partners long into the future," said Brad White, AMR Regional Vice President of Operations.
In fact, many municipal administrators view dispatching all services from one central communications center as the most logical solution to personnel shortages and financial deficits.
Neal added, "In addition, most cities are facing increasing pressure to handle more call volume with the same 911 dispatching staff.
Bamattre and other officials also have acknowledged problems in the dispatching system but said they are being addressed with a new computerized system and increased training.
In addition to wireless dispatching, TelSoft's SSI group offers 17 modules, including Inventory, Preventive Maintenance, and Job Costing, that empower the field technician via wireless data in real time.
Using the InterAct systems, Renton Technical College students learn radio dispatching techniques, terminology, abbreviations and protocol used by police, fire and emergency medical agencies.
Implementation of priority dispatching comes at the conclusion of an 18-month study by the agency to identify medical conditions that might require a quicker response time than the current mandate of 10 minutes 90 percent of the time.
TTI is an application software provider and systems integrator with the capability to deliver an entire automated dispatching and mobile data solution.
Will provide electronic dispatching, optimized routing, mobile dispatching capabilities, and third-party interfaces
The work goes hand in hand with dispatching, said Jim Kniss, coordinator for mapping.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIQUEST Incorporated (NASDAQ: UQST) announced today the introduction of Mobile Dispatch(TM), an innovative dispatching system that combines radio-transmitted data and multi-functional laptop technology which takes productivity of both dispatcher and field technician up to a new level.
Irwin says technology has brought about the biggest changes in dispatching over the years.
Syncronex Dispatch Edition is a web-based electronic dispatching software solution that improves communication between a newspaper and its delivery personnel.
Through TMW's Visual Dispatch component, Merit controls all dispatch activities from a central application that provides easy access to information for dispatching single or multiple moves.
Now, using Questra software, FieldCentrix delivers completely automated work order creation and service personnel dispatching through a direct link between the instruments themselves and the field service application.