First Known Use of dispositive
Legal Definition of dispositive
1 : directed toward or effecting a disposition (as of a case) <an endless variety of dispositive…pretrial motions — Robert Shaw-Meadow>
2 : relating to a disposition of property <dispositive words in a will>
3 : providing a final resolution (as of an issue) : having control over an outcome <dispositive of the question>
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