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dispense with

dispense with

 
See:
dispense
part of speech: phrase
definition: to do without or do away with.
I thought I could dispense with an umbrella on my trip, but I ended up having to buy one.You can never dispense with practice if you want to play the piano well.They had little time, so they dispensed with the formalities and small talk and got down to business.The city dispensed with its law against walking dogs on the beach.
similar words:
waive