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"disposed" in British English

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disposedadjective

uk   /dɪˈspəʊzd/  us   /-ˈspoʊzd/ formal
be disposed to do sth C2 to be ​willing or ​likely to do something: After all the ​trouble she put me to, I didn't ​feel disposed to ​help her.be well. favourably, etc. disposed to/towards sth/sb to like or ​approve of something or someone: She ​seemsfavourably disposed towards the ​idea.
(Definition of disposed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disposed" in American English

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disposedadjective

 us   /dɪˈspoʊzd/
to have a ​specificfeeling or ​opinion about someone or something: We were always well disposed toward my ​uncle (= We ​liked him). To be disposed to do something is to ​feel that you may ​want to do it: [+ to infinitive] I didn’t ​feel disposed to ​help her.
(Definition of disposed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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