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distributornoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈstrɪb.jʊ.tər/  us   /-jə.t̬ɚ/

distributor noun [C] (GOODS)

a person or organization that supplies goods to shops and companies: a film distributor

distributor noun [C] (ENGINE)

a device in a petrol engine that sends electricity to each of the spark plugs (= devices that start the engine) in the necessary order
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