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dispense with (something)

To stop doing or eliminate something. You're still not allowed to borrow my car Saturday night, and you can dispense with the attitude. The library dispenses with its normal operating hours during finals week and instead stays open 24 hours.
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dispense with someone or something

to get rid of someone or something; to brush someone or something aside. I think we will dispense with that subject for the rest of the day. We will have to dispense with the expensive gifts this year.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

dispense with

1. Manage without, forgo, as in We can dispense with the extra help. Shakespeare had this idiom in Timon of Athens (3:2): "Men must learn now with pity to dispense." [c. 1600]
2. Get rid of, do away with, as in The European Union is trying to dispense with tariff barriers. [Late 1500s]
3. Exempt one from a law, promise, or obligation, as in He asked the court to dispense with swearing on the Bible. This usage originally applied to religious obligations (to which the Pope granted dispensation). [Early 1500s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

dispense with

v.
To get rid or do away with something; forgo something: The restaurant dispensed with its dress code in order to appeal to a younger crowd.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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