Definition of disposal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈspəʊzl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈspoʊzl//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of getting rid of something a bomb disposal squad sewage disposal systems the disposal of nuclear waste
  2. 2[countable] (business) the sale of part of a business, property, etc. The next step is to think about disposal of your assets.
  3. 3[countable] (North American English) = waste-disposal unit
  4. Extra examples The device was defused by army bomb disposal experts. The waste must be taken to an approved disposal facility. Well, I’m at your disposal. a kitchen waste disposal unit the problems of the ultimate disposal of nuclear wasteIdioms
    at your/somebody’s disposal
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    available for use as you prefer/somebody prefers He will have a car at his disposal for the whole month. Well, I'm at your disposal (= I am ready to help you in any way I can).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disposal