Meaning of DISTRIBUTION in English
n.1 the act or an instance of distributing; the process of being distributed.
2 Econ. a the dispersal of goods etc. among consumers, brought about by commerce. b the extent to which different groups, classes, or individuals share in the total production or wealth of a community.
3 Statistics the way in which a characteristic is spread over members of a class.
Etymology: ME f. OF distribution or L distributio (as DISTRIBUTE)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012