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English definition of “distributive”

distributive

adjective [before noun]     /dɪˈstrɪbjʊtɪv/
COMMERCE used to describe something that involves wholesalers (= companies that sell goods in large quantities to stores and businesses) or retailers (= companies that sell goods to the public): The article examines developments in the food manufacturing and distributive industries.
(Definition of distributive adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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