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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The breaking up and scattering of.

Usage examples (38)
  • The dispersal of the birdseed later resulted in a small millet and sunflower garden.
  • It would be hilarious if it was to be read during a ‘modern’ protest, where dispersal is the very thing which plod sets out to prevent.
  • Their dispersal is a reaction to only one piece of the plan.
  • Oh, and there would be a little thing called a dispersal draft to be worked out if there is contraction. for more
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  • The "dispersal" (the act of scattering or separating) of employees made the "disbursal" (the act of paying out) of paychecks difficult.
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