Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) distribution is the way that things are spread (often used in statistics). (noun) distribution is sending or giving out things to several people, companies, places, etc.

Examples: (noun) The distribution of test scores was typical for children of their age. (noun) The distribution of power in the company is very narrow, with just a few managers controlling almost everything. (noun) The increase in profits was followed by a cash distribution to the investors. (noun) The distribution of the mail was slowed by the snow storm.

Synonyms: nouns: hand out. spread.

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