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distribution

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1 the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group
  • aid workers oversaw the distribution of supplies to the flood victims

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2 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another
  • the distribution of those stars has long suggested the form of a dipper

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The first known use of distribution was in the 14th century

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“Distribution.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distribution. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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