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dis·pos·i·tive

 (dĭs-pŏz′ĭ-tĭv)
adj. Law
1. Relating to or determining the outcome of a case or decision.
2. Relating to or involving the distribution of property, as through a trust or will.

dispositive

(dɪsˈpɒzɪtɪv)
adj
with a disposing quality
n
obsolete a thing that disposes, such as a legal document

dis•pos•i•tive

(dɪˈspɒz ɪ tɪv)

adj.
involving or affecting disposition or settlement.
[1475–85]
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The dispositive portion of the report read: 'Now be it resolved by the House of Representatives to dismiss the impeachment complaint filed by Jacinto Paras and Ferdinand Topacio against Andres Bautista for the reason that it is insufficient in form due to its defective verification.'
The Service then noted that it was not dispositive that the donees at issue had a vested interest in the partnership; rather, the pivotal fact was that the partnership agreement vested the right to determine the timing of income distributions in the absolute discretion of the general partner.
The dispositive portion of the ruling showed that the Sandiganbayan justices were split 3-2 in deciding Estrada's bail petition, with affirmative votes from Associate Justices Maria Theresa Mendoza-Arcega, Reynaldo Cruz and Lorifel Pahimna, who was the swing vote.
The taxpayer's representations, "while of significance," were "not dispositive of the issue."
Kim's post last May 18 showed photos of the dispositive and signature portions of the purported resolutions dismissing two estafa cases against Okada and other former executives of TRLEI.
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Thus, estate planning flexibility is significantly enhanced, and the dispositive provisions of many taxpayers' wills (as they pertain to S stock) can be simplified.