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Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's foreign assets among the Allies.
James F. Byrnes

Meaning of "distribution" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISTRIBUTION

distribution  [ˌdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISTRIBUTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Distribution is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DISTRIBUTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of distribution in the English dictionary

The first definition of distribution in the dictionary is the act of distributing or the state or manner of being distributed. Other definition of distribution is a thing or portion distributed. Distribution is also arrangement or location.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISTRIBUTION


attribution
ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən
comminution
ˌkɒmɪˈnjuːʃən
constitution
ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən
contribution
ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən
diminution
ˌdɪmɪˈnjuːʃən
disattribution
dɪsˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən
execution
ˌɛksɪˈkjuːʃən
institution
ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən
maldistribution
ˌmældɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
misattribution
mɪsˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən
misdistribution
ˌmɪsdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
persecution
ˌpɜːsɪˈkjuːʃən
prosecution
ˌprɒsɪˈkjuːʃən
prostitution
ˌprɒstɪˈtjuːʃən
reattribution
ˌriːætrɪˈbjuːʃən
reconstitution
ˌriːkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən
redistribution
ˌriːdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
restitution
ˌrɛstɪˈtjuːʃən
retribution
ˌrɛtrɪˈbjuːʃən
substitution
ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISTRIBUTION

distribute
distributed
distributed array processor
distributed logic
distributed practice
distributed system
distributed systems
distributed term
distributee
distributer
distribution channel
distribution cost
distribution function
distributional
distributive
distributive bargaining
distributive law
distributively
distributivity
distributor

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISTRIBUTION

absolution
accreditation
American Revolution
caution
dilution
dissolution
evolution
First Amendment of the Constitution
French Revolution
high resolution
high-resolution
Industrial Revolution
New Year resolution
normal distribution
October Revolution
Poisson distribution
pollution
precaution
resolution
revolution
solution

Synonyms and antonyms of distribution in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISTRIBUTION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «distribution» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of distribution

Translation of «distribution» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISTRIBUTION

Find out the translation of distribution to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of distribution from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «distribution» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

分发
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

distribución
570 millions of speakers

English

distribution
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वितरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوزيع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

распределение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

distribuição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

distributer
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

distribution
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengedar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verteilung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

配布
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

배급
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Distributer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phân chia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வினியோகஸ்தர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वितरित करणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

distribütör
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

distribuzione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dystrybucja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розподіл
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

distribuție
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διανομής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verspreiding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fördelning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

distribusjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of distribution

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISTRIBUTION»

The term «distribution» is very widely used and occupies the 2.861 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISTRIBUTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «distribution» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «distribution» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about distribution

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISTRIBUTION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word distribution.
1
Marc Andreessen
Today's leading real-world retailer, Wal-Mart, uses software to power its logistics and distribution capabilities, which it has used to crush its competition.
2
Jean-Jacques Annaud
The world distribution of French movies is a laughing matter. That is a fact.
3
Rudolf Arnheim
Entropy theory, on the other hand, is not concerned with the probability of succession in a series of items but with the overall distribution of kinds of items in a given arrangement.
4
Jeffrey Bewkes
People try to read a lot into what 'digital' means. It's just another platform. There are very attractive things that happen if you invest in content - movies, TV production, acquired series, specialty genres, digital distribution of our magazines, sports rights.
5
Edward Burns
'Brothers McMullen' would not be picked up for theatrical distribution now.
6
James F. Byrnes
Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's foreign assets among the Allies.
7
Andrew Carnegie
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
8
Jon M. Chu
It's weird because movie-making, and especially movie theaters, have always been so old-school, and it wasn't until 3-D that a lot of them were forced to have digital projectors and even digital distribution.
9
John Bates Clark
The decree of a coercive tribunal would not need to conform to the true standard of wages, the final productivity of social labor. It would introduce into distribution a genuinely arbitrary element, with a very large ultimate power to pervert the natural system.
10
Barry Commoner
The wave of new productive enterprises would provide opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISTRIBUTION»

Discover the use of distribution in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to distribution and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sales and Distribution Management
Though there are a number of books on Sales and Distribution Management by Indian authors as well, these books do not present the Indian conditions in the right perspective.
S.L. Gupta, 2009
2
Power Distribution Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications
"Covering virtually all areas of distribution engineering, this complete reference work examines the unique behavior of utilities and provides the practical knowledge necessary to solve real-world distribution problems. "
James J. Burke, 1994
3
Distribution: Planning and Control
This text/reference provides guidelines for implementing formal distribution, planning and control systems.
‎1996
4
Lean Distribution: Applying Lean Manufacturing to ...
This book shows how to break through the forecast accuracy barrier by applying proven Lean practices that reduce costs and simplify distribution processes.
Kirk D. Zylstra, 2012
5
Electric Power Transmission and Distribution
Written in a simple, easy-to-understand manner, this book introduces the reader to electrical, mechanical and economic aspects of the design and construction of electric power transmission and distribution systems.
S. Sivanagaraju, 2008
6
Introduction to Distribution Logistics
Throughout the book, readers are provided with the quantitative approaches needed to handle real-life management problems, and areas of study include: Supply chain management Network design and transportation Demand forecasting Inventory ...
Paolo Brandimarte, Giulio Zotteri, 2007
7
Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, ...
Featuring contributions from worldwide leaders in the field, the carefully crafted Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (part of the five-volume set, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook) provides ...
Leonard L. Grigsby, 2012
8
Channel sales and management in distribution
All these questions are answered with informative advice on how to succeed and progress in a distribution market business.This book offers a professional approach in how to create a long term career in the channel business no matter if the ...
Robert Hastings, 2011
9
Growth and Distribution
Growth and Distribution is the first text designed to support a comprehensive advanced undergraduate or graduate course on the theory, measurement, and history of economic growth.
Duncan K. Foley, Thomas R. Michl, 1999
10
The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management
This edition has been radically updated to reflect the latest advances in logistics and to cover new topics being studied on academic and professionals courses.
Alan Rushton, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISTRIBUTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term distribution is used in the context of the following news items.
1
New warehouse distribution center plans to bring 140 plus jobs to …
LIVINGSTON — A new warehouse distribution center south of the town of Livingston could bring another 140 jobs to Livingston Parish. «The Advocate, Jul 15»
2
Paramount Threatens Release Windows With Flexible Distribution
Paramount Pictures, AMC Theatres and Cineplex Entertainment are teaming for a first of its kind in-theater and digital revenue-sharing initiative ... «TheWrap, Jul 15»
3
Ozarks Food Harvest tops last year's distribution record
Ozarks Food Harvest surpassed the 16 million pound mark in food distribution, exceeding last year's distribution record by over 1 million ... «Springfield News-Leader, Jul 15»
4
570 to lose jobs as Hallmark greeting card company closes Enfield …
Hallmark, the national greeting card and gift company, will close its Enfield, Connecticut distribution center by the end of June 2016, costing the ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
5
Construction begins on TriStar distribution center in Edwardsville
TriStar Properties began construction on a $30 million distribution center with a groundbreaking ceremony at the Gateway Commerce Center in Edwardsville on ... «KMOV.com, Jul 15»
6
Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) Hikes Distribution Rate
The increased rate raises Plains All American's annual distribution to ... the 24th consecutive quarter of incremental distribution by Plains All ... «Zacks.com, Jul 15»
7
Distribution Facility Demand Up Thanks to Port Activity
Demand for distribution buildings continues to keep pace with new supply due to increased port activity, with the main gate of the port being ... «GlobeSt.com, Jul 15»
8
Genesis Energy (GEL) Increases Distribution Over 10% Y/Y
35 of the 40 increases in distribution have been 10% or more year over year. Genesis Energy's announced distribution boost is in sync with its ... «Zacks.com, Jul 15»
9
Subaru picks Gresham for master distribution site
McHale said parts from Japan are currently shipped directly from their master center to all USA regional distribution centers. The Gresham plant ... «KOIN.com, Jul 15»
10
OncoDNA, Progenetics Ink Distribution Deal for Israel
NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – OncoDNA and Progenetics today announced a distribution agreement for OncoDNA's products in Israel. «GenomeWeb, Jul 15»

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