dispositif

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French.

Noun[edit]

dispositif (plural dispositifs)

  1. (international law) A document that communicates the general stance taken by some organization or nation on a particular issue.
    Thereafter the court ruled unanimously in paragraph 2c of its dispositif that threat or use of force by means of nuclear weapons is contrary to the UN charter and is unlawful.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of Latin dispositum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dispositif m (plural dispositifs)

  1. measures, expedient, means to an end
  2. device, machine, system
  3. operation, plan
  4. (law) dispositif

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