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dispersal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdispersaldi‧sper‧sal /dɪˈspɜːsəl $ -ɜːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SPREADthe process of spreading things over a wide area or in different directions 🔊 the role of birds in the dispersal of seeds
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dispersalThe women were on the whole surprised at the question, apparently assuming that a dispersal of concentration is intrinsic to housework.No doubt, as they are established, the pressures for dispersal are fewer.Our goal is a wider geographic dispersal of economic aid.Some details of the mechanisms of dispersal of such imported goods can be obtained by a more detailed examination of their distributions.The second phase would be carried out by the dispersal of nurses and psychologists into general practice surgeries and day hospitals.The lightning spread of the pentecostal movement was not like the dispersal of some new idea.By the late 1970s, however, some elements of this dispersal had in turn been reversed.
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