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disponer

Translation of disponer in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 [formal] (establecer, ordenar)
    to provide [formal]
    to stipulate [formal]
    la ley dispone que …
    the law provides o stipulates that …
    en cumplimiento con lo dispuesto en el artículo primero
    in accordance with the provisions of article one
    disponer + infinitivola junta ha dispuesto subir la cuota de los socios
    the committee has decided to increase membership fees
    el juez dispuso cumplir la orden de inmediato
    the judge ruled that the order be complied with immediately
    disponer que + subjuntivodispuso que todos sus bienes pasaran a la Iglesia
    he laid down o stipulated that his entire estate should go to the Church
    he bequeathed his entire estate to the Church
    se dispuso que se efectuara por la noche
    it was decided that it should be carried out at night
    el juez dispuso que fuera puesta en libertad
    the judge ordered her release o ordered that she should be freed
    la ley dispone que se haga así
    the law stipulates o says that it must be done like this

verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (tener a disposición)disponer de alguien/algo
    to have somebody/something at one's disposal
    puede disponer de mí para lo que guste [formal]
    I am at your disposal [formal]
    ¿dispones de un minuto?
    do you have a minute?
    have you got a minute?
    ya ni puedo disponer de lo que es mío
    now I can't even do what I like with what's mine
    dispone de cuatro años para pagar
    you have four years in which to pay
    con los recursos de que dispongo
    with the means available to me o at my disposal
    la empresa no dispone de fondos
    the company has no funds available
    1.2 (vender, dar)disponer de algo
    to dispose of something

also: disponerse verbo pronominal

  • [formal]disponerse a + infinitivomientras se disponían a tomar un tren
    as they were preparing to o were about to catch a train
    la tropa se dispuso a atacar
    the troops made ready to o prepared to attack
    se había dispuesto a lograrlo en un plazo de dos años
    she had resolved to achieve it within two years
Example sentences
  • Propiedad es el poder legal sobre una cosa que permite disponer de ella.
  • Grandes y chicos disponen de asesoría gratuita para mejorar la práctica del jogging o trote.
  • Porque ello implica disponer de mejor información.

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