Meaning of DISTRIBUTION in English

DISTRIBUTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪstrɪbju:ʃ(ə)n ]

( distributions)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

The distribution of things involves giving or delivering them to a number of people or places.

...the council which controls the distribution of foreign aid...

...emergency food distribution.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with supp

2.

The distribution of something is how much of it there is in each place or at each time, or how much of it each person has.

...a more equitable distribution of wealth.

= spread

N-VAR : usu with supp

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