What does dissemination mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreading(noun)

    the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate

  2. dissemination, diffusion(noun)

    the property of being diffused or dispersed

  3. dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion(noun)

    the act of dispersing or diffusing something

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


  1. dissemination(Noun)

    The act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated; diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc.

  2. Origin: disseminatus, past participle of disseminare, from prefix dis- "in all directions" + seminare "to plant or propagate", from semen, seminis "seed."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissemination(noun)

    the act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated; diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc

  2. Origin: [L. disseminatio: cf. F. dissmination.]


  1. Dissemination

    To disseminate, in terms of the field of communication, means to broadcast a message to the public without direct feedback from the audience.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. dissemination

    The electronic transmission and receipt of exploited non-original quality imagery and imagery products in other than real or near real time through a secondary imagery dissemination system.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissemination in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissemination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

  2. David Kendall:

    This is not a case about the dissemination to the public of classified information, no classified information appeared in the biography. Not a single syllable.

  3. John Haldane:

    So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination.

  4. Jared Kahn:

    We are not aware of any dissemination of the video, the video system has a log that shows what images have been captured off it and there was no images that have ever had a captured image report off it.

  5. Harlem Desir:

    We must limit the dissemination of these messages, we must ... establish a legal framework so the Internet platforms, the large companies managing social networking, so that they're called upon to act responsibly.

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