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noun Archaic.
  1. disposal; disposition.
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Origin of disposure

First recorded in 1560–70; dispose + -ure
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Examples from the Web for disposure

Historical Examples

  • For the matter of honour, 'tis at your own disposure, And so, and so.

    The Little French Lawyer

    Francis Beaumont

  • To acquire creditors is not at the disposure of each man's arbitrament.

  • We thank your valours: A victory without blood is twice achieved,And the disposure of it, to us tender'd, The greatest honour.

British Dictionary definitions for disposure


  1. a rare word for disposal, disposition
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