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English definition of “disposition”


noun     /ˌdɪspəˈzɪʃən/
[C or U] the process of selling something or formally giving it to someone: We have no control over the disposition of the funds in that account . Not more than 30% of a Fund's gross income can be derived from gains from the sale or other disposition of securities held for less than three months .
[U] LAW the way in which a formal process , such as a business deal or a matter dealt with in a court of law , is completed : This describes the principal issues raised in the review and states the Regulation Board's disposition of the proceeding . Payment of expenses incurred in advance of the final disposition of this lawsuit shall be conditional upon receipt of a detailed itemization.
(Definition of disposition noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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