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1. Designed to be disposed of after use: disposable diapers; disposable razors.
a. Remaining to a person after taxes have been deducted: disposable income.
b. Free for use; available: Every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire.
Something, such as a diaper or hypodermic syringe, that can be disposed of after one use.

dis·pos′a·bil′i·ty n.
dis·pos′a·bly adv.


n(freie) Verfügbarkeit
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We are challenging the model of disposability and planned obsolescence.
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