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distributor

noun [C] uk   /dɪˈstrɪb.jʊ.tər/ us    /-jə.t̬ɚ/

distributor noun [C] (GOODS)

a person or organization that supplies goods to shops and companies: a film distributorPeople who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs

distributor noun [C] (ENGINE)

a device in a petrol engine that sends electricity to each of the spark plugs (= devices that start the engine) in the necessary orderThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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