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disposition
as in:  disposition of the assets


Our lawyer is handling disposition of the estate property.
  the giving, selling, or transferring of something to another
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Memory aid:  It may help you to remember the various senses of disposition and its other forms such as dispose, if you remember that all the senses have to do with being inclined to do something or getting rid of (or using) something.

Since there are so many reasonably common, but highly diverse senses of dispose, it is generally recommended that you just learn the sense (or senses) that currently interest you.
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  • Our lawyer is handling disposition of the estate property.
  • The store is closing down. We have not decided on the disposition of the inventory.
  • Frankly we did our best to prevent such a testamentary disposition, and pointed out certain contingencies that might leave her daughter either penniless or not so free as she should be to act regarding a matrimonial alliance.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Frankly, however, I must admit that in this case any other form of disposition would have rendered impossible the carrying out of her wishes. For by her predeceasing her daughter the latter would have come into possession of the property, and...
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
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Associated words [difficulty]:   disposition [4]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, Philosophy, Law
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