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[dih-spoz-i-tiv] /dɪˈspɒz ɪ tɪv/
involving or affecting disposition or settlement:
a dispositive clue in a case of embezzlement.
Origin of dispositive
1475-85; dispose + -itive, on the model of positive Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And grasping the culture of the region will facilitate your transition and in some cases be dispositive.
  • Important details, that may be dispositive of a case, are often left out of these tales.
  • That's interesting and relevant, but it shouldn't be dispositive.
  • It's important to remember that one study is never dispositive.
  • You've said the superdelegates should not be dispositive.
  • Soft power can help to provide an enabling climate, but it is not dispositive.
  • Because one given test is not dispositive of natural selection.
  • He will rarely grant a dispositive motion without providing counsel a chance to argue the motion.
  • Replies to responses to dispositive motions may only be filed upon leave of court.
  • Non-dispositive motions may be held by telephone if all parties agree.

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