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Synonyms for dispersion
dɪˈspɜr ʒən, -ʃəndis·per·sion

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  1. dispersion, scatteringnoun

    spreading widely or driving off

    Synonyms:
    scattering, diffusion, sprinkle, sprinkling, strewing, dissemination, distribution, scatter, dispersal

  2. distribution, dispersionnoun

    the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume

    "worldwide in distribution"; "the distribution of nerve fibers"; "in complementary distribution"

    Synonyms:
    scattering, dissemination, statistical distribution, distribution, diffusion, dispersal

  3. dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusionnoun

    the act of dispersing or diffusing something

    "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge"

    Synonyms:
    scattering, diffusion, dissemination, distribution, spreading, public exposure, airing, dispersal

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  1. dispersionnoun

    Synonyms:
    scattering

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How to use dispersion in a sentence?

  1. William Hobbs:

    Earnings dispersion is going to pick up mainly because of energy, there will certainly be some sectors in the U.S. which will hurt from the stronger dollar, but that will be more of an immediate ...impact.

  2. Xavier Rolet:

    We take a relative value approach across geographies and sectors, our multi-asset approach allows us to actively manage and take advantage of dispersion, and there is growing dispersion globally.

  3. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.

  4. Steve Case:

    This is likely a tipping point that'll accelerate some trends that have been bubbling for a while, and some of that is about how work is organized, but it will also hopefully result in more of a dispersion of talent, and ideas, and job creation, and economic growth to cities that have started rising.

  5. Karim Sadr:

    It was only in 2016 after poring over all of that detailed imagery that I eventually realized that the homesteads are not a scatter of villages but parts of one entity; a city, rather than a dispersion of homesteads.

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