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dispose
used in In the Unlikely Event

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disposed the troops along...
Definition
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
  • A car and driver are at Natalie's disposal, delivering her and young Ruby to Miri's house for Dr. O's party.
    p. 487.6
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.)
There are no more uses of "dispose" flagged with this meaning in In the Unlikely Event.

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  • His daughters-in-law had disposed of Estelle's things.
    p. 111.2
  • She scrubbed her feet in the toilet, flushing again and again, wiped herself clean with disposable towels and changed into her white lab coat and shoes.
    p. 184.3

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