Definition of Dispositive

1. a. Disposing; tending to regulate; decretive.



Definition of Dispositive

1. Adjective. Intending to or resulting in disposition (disposing of or settling a matter). ¹

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Definition of Dispositive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispositive

disposing
disposingly
disposit
disposited
dispositif
dispositifs
dispositing
disposition
dispositional
dispositionalism
dispositionalist
dispositionalists
dispositioned
dispositioning
dispositions
dispositive (current term)
dispositively
dispositor
disposits
dispossess
dispossessed
dispossesses
dispossessing
dispossession
dispossessions
dispossessor
dispossessors
dispost
disposted
disposting

Literary usage of Dispositive

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1. Some Leading Principles of Anglo-American Law: Expounded with a View to Its by Henry Taylor Terry (1884)
"Bentham also divided dispositive events, and in like manner dispositive facts ... This necessitates another division of dispositive facts, which may be said ..."

2. A Treatise on the Conveyance of Land to a Purchaser, and on the Manner of by Robert Bell, William Bell (1830)
"Of the dispositive Clause, fyc.—The form of this clause will be found in the ... In correct technical language, the dispositive clause is the clause of ..."

3. Leading Cases in the Law of Scotland: Prepared from the Original Pleadings by George Ross (1849)
"Accordingly when the executive clauses are discon- form to the dispositive clause, the latter determines the extent of the right conveyed, and the parties ..."

4. Lectures on Conveyancing by Alexander Montgomerie Bell (1876)
"CLAUSE After the dispositive clause, we meet with the first alteration of form TERM OF ENTRY. introduced by the Lands Transference Act.1 Formerly, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"in the consideration of papers which are in their terms dispositive, and those which are of an equivocal character ; that the first will be entitled to ..."

6. Intermediate Sanctions in Sentencing Guidelines by Michael Tonry (1997)
"Guidelines should include dispositive presumptions. A significant limitation of the zones-of-discretion approach adopted by North Carolina and Pennsylvania ..."

7. The Administration of Dependencies: A Study of the Evolution of the Federal by Alpheus Henry Snow (1902)
"... CHAPTER XXI THE dispositive POWER, 1779-1783 THE Congress of the American Union came into existence as a body of delegates from the Colonies, ..."

8. A Treatise on Leases: Explaining the Nature, Form, and Effect of the by Robert Bell, William Bell (1825)
"The dispositive clause.—In this clause, the tenant makes over to the assignee, and his heirs * Vide Infra, Chap. VII. ..."

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