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dispose
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disposed the troops along...
Definition
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
  • The governor scooped up the money and pledged his full co-operation together with all the extensive resources of government at his disposal —and he loaned them two Land Rovers.
    p. 124.7
disposal = command

(editor's note:  When something is "at someone's disposal" it is "at their command," or "available for their use." They can use it as they please.)
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  • We are going to use the disposable biocontainment suits.
    p. 314.0
  • The main body of the suit (apart from the helmet and the blowers) is disposable, so that you can burn it after using it once or twice.
    p. 147.5

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