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adjective uk   /ˈskæt.əd/ us    /ˈskæt̬.ɚd/
C2 covering a wide area: Toys and books were scattered about/around the room. My family is scattered all over the world. The forecast is for scattered showers (= separate areas of rain) tomorrow.
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