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spread

noun
 
 
/spred/
MOVEMENT [U] B2 the degree to which something moves to cover a larger area or affect a larger number of people, or the fact of doing this: They are looking for ways to slow down the spread of the disease.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
FOOD [C, U] a soft food that you put on bread: cheese spreadJams and spreadsFood - general words
NEWSPAPER [C] an article that covers one or more pages of a newspaper or magazine: a double-page spreadHeadlines and features in newspapers and magazines
(Definition of spread noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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