Meaning of DISTRIBUTION in English

DISTRIBUTION

(~s)

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

1.

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

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

...emergency food ~.

N-UNCOUNT: usu with supp

2.

The ~ 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 ~ of wealth.

= spread

N-VAR: usu with supp

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