disperseverb [ I or T ]uk /dɪˈspɜːs/ us /dɪˈspɝːs/
- Outside the church, the congregation shook hands with the vicar and began to disperse.
- Debris from the aircraft was dispersed over a large area.
- Can you be responsible for dispersing these notices everywhere around town, please?
- The showers will be quite widely dispersed across the whole region.
- Once the seeds are released into the air, the wind quickly disperses them.
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈspɜː.səl/ us /dɪˈspɝː.səl/