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distribution

noun
 
 
/ˌdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən/
SUPPLYING [U] the activity or work of supplying something or giving something out to people: the sale and distribution of DVDsSharingSpreading and scattering
SHARING [U, no plural] the way something is divided and shared in a group or area: The distribution of wealth was very unequal.Sharing
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