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English definition of “scatter”

scatter

verb [I/T]    /ˈskæt̬·ər/
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    /ˈskæt̬·ərd/ adjective There will be scattered showers throughout the afternoon .
(Definition of scatter verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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