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spread sth over sth

phrasal verb with spread uk   us   /spred/ verb [I or T] (spread)
C2 to arrange for something to happen in stages during a period of time: The course is spread over two years. The repayments on the loan can be spread out over three years.
Translations of “spread sth over sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…分期完成, 使…分次進行, 分攤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…分期完成, 使…分次进行, 分摊…
(Definition of spread sth over sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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