widely distributed


: existing over a large area
The plant is widely distributed throughout the world.

Examples of widely distributed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In newborns, heat rash looks like very thin blisters or water drops widely distributed on the face, trunk, arms, and legs. Matthew Sloan, Chicago Tribune, 30 Aug. 2023 The talk was canceled, but not before the hackers’ slides were widely distributed to conference attendees and published online. WIRED, 10 Aug. 2023 The footage of Amell’s appearance at the convention was widely distributed on social media. J. Kim Murphy, Variety, 31 July 2023 At the same time, the game is also widely distributed in the Apple store, so players using Apple computers can enjoy them freely. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 19 July 2023 The Eurasian eagle owl, for instance, is one of the largest and most widely distributed owls in the world. Emily Harwitz, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 July 2023 A number of authors have emphasized the need for more local (and thus widely distributed) economic activity to revitalize the United States. Raghuram G. Rajan, Foreign Affairs, 20 Dec. 2022 But the species in these new cases is P. vivax, which is more widely distributed geographically, but less frequently lethal, than the dominant form P. falciparum. Maryn McKenna, WIRED, 3 July 2023 What Do Channel Catfish Eat? Channel catfish are the most common and widely distributed cats in the country. M.d. Johnson, Field & Stream, 21 June 2023 See More

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“Widely distributed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/widely%20distributed. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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