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dis‧tri‧bu‧tion W2
1 [uncountable] the act of sharing things among a large group of people in a planned way
distribution of
the distribution of aid supplies
2 [uncountable] when goods are supplied to shops and companies for them to sell:
a distribution centre
3 [uncountable and countable] the way in which something exists in different amounts in different parts of an area or group:
population distribution
distribution of
the highly unequal distribution of economic power

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