Definition of disposed in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈspəʊzd/


[predicative, usually with infinitive]
1Inclined or willing: James didn’t seem disposed to take the hint
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  • As I said in one of the comments, I know someone who used to be in the armed branch of the police, and I'm disposed to think well of them.
  • This important attention to formation of the kind of moral character that is subjectively disposed to think and act in certain positive ways is close to the territory that I want to explore.
  • You should also keep in mind that some Claimants may be more disposed to attend their GP or take time off work than others, even with similar symptoms.
willing, inclined, prepared, ready, minded, of a mind, in the mood;
keen, eager
informal game
liable, apt, inclined, likely, predisposed, given, prone, tending, subject;
capable of, in danger of
1.1 [with submodifier] Having a specified attitude to or towards: he is favourably disposed towards the proposals
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  • Bishops, like most people, are often dilatory and strongly disposed toward avoiding controversy.
  • Even though this may add a blow or a financial cost, if the Court feels disposed that this is a case that justifies it, to outline a proper standard would, in the long run, only improve the functioning of the Legal Aid service.
  • Both adverse and favourably disposed critics generally agree that Basic has three weaknesses.

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