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English definition of “scatter”

scatter

verb     /ˈskætər/
THROW [T] to throw objects over an area so that they land apart from each other: He scattered some flower seeds in the garden .Spreading and scattering
MOVE [I] to suddenly move apart in different directions : The crowd scattered at the sound of gunshots .Spreading and scattering
(Definition of scatter verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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