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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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