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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISPOSAL

All the other statues and drawings of your illustrious kinsman are at your disposal.

(b) What disposal should be made of meat from which stock is made?

He wished to have the property and lives of the people of England entirely at his own disposal.

I was no longer a man with a will of my own, or with time at my own disposal.

He had no other relations, and his fortune was completely at his own disposal.

To be "infirm of purpose" is to be at the mercy of the artful or at the disposal of accident.

His small but well-chosen library was placed at my disposal.

Oh that this wealth, so little desired by me, had been more at my disposal!

Yet a room is at your disposal; the parlor-maid shall show you the way.

But Marcolina—such as Marcolina were no longer at his disposal.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, "power to make use of;" see dispose + -al (2); of waste material, from c.1960, originally in medical use.

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