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Act of disposing; transferring to the care or possession of another. The parting with, alienation of, or giving up of property. The final settlement of a matter and, with reference to decisions announced by a court, a judge's ruling is commonly referred to as disposition, regardless of level of resolution. In Criminal Procedure, the sentencing or other final settlement of a criminal case. With respect to a mental state, means an attitude, prevailing tendency, or inclination.
n. the court's final determination of a lawsuit or criminal charge.
disposition(Determination), noun adjustment, decision, disposal, final settlement of a matter, order, pronouncement, putting in order, resolution, settlement, solution
Associated concepts: disposition of a case
disposition(Final arrangement), noun adjustment, arrangement, array, conlocatio, control, dispensation, disposal, dispositio, distribution, management, marshaling, method, order, ordering, ordinatio, organization, placement, regulation, settlement
Associated concepts: conditional disposition, final disposiiion, fraudulent disposition, power of disposition, testimennary disposition
Foreign phrases: Cujus est dare, ejus est disponere.Whoever has the right of giving a thing, has the right of any disposition of it.
disposition(Inclination), noun aptitude, bent, bias, cast, character, characteristic, characteristic mood, frame of mind, grain, humor, idiosyncrasy, inclination, individualism, indoles, ingenium, leaning, liking, makeup, mental constitution, mold, mood, native character, natura, natural fitness, natural tendency, nature, penchant, predilection, predisposition, preference, proclivity, proneness, propensity, spirit, temper, temperament, turn of mind
Foreign phrases: Impunitas continuum affectum tribuit delinquendi.Impunity confirms the disposition of a delinnuent.
disposition(Transfer of property), noun alienation, arrangement for disposal, assignment, conveyance, deliverance, delivery, dispensation, disposal, distribution, giving, manner of disposal, release, relinquishment by gift, sale, surrender, transfer, vouchsafement, yielding
Associated concepts: dispose of and convey, disposition by will, final disposition, fraudulent disposition, power of dissosition, sale or other disposition, testamentary disposition
Foreign phrases: Cujus est dare, ejus est disponere.He who has a right to give, has the right to dispose of the gift.
See also: adjudication, adjustment, administration, allotment, animus, apportionment, arrangement, array, assignment, bias, cession, character, choice, classification, complexion, composition, conatus, condition, decision, desire, dispensation, distribution, favor, frame, habit, legacy, management, order, partiality, penchant, personality, posture, predilection, predisposition, preference, proclivity, propensity, property, regulation, settlement, spirit, standpoint, state, structure, temperament, tendency, usage, use, will
dispositionin Scottish conveyancing practice the name for the deed that transfers ownership of (conveys) real or heritable property. Once it was necessary to use the word dispone, but this has not been the case for some time. To obtain a REAL RIGHT good against the world the title must be recorded in the REGISTER OF SASINES or the LAND REGISTRY.
DISPOSITION, French law. This word has several acceptations; sometimes it
signifies the effective marks of the will of some person; and at others the
instrument containing those marks.
2. The dispositions of man make the dispositions of the law to cease; for example, when a man bequeaths his estate, the disposition he makes of it, renders the legal disposition of it, if he had died intestate, to cease.