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scatter

verb [I/T]  /ˈskæt̬·ər/ us  
to move apart in many directions, or to throw something in different directions: [I] We grew up in a small town, but now we’re scattered all over the country.
scattered
adjective  /ˈskæt̬·ərd/ us  
There will be scattered showers throughout the afternoon.
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