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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distributed(adj)

    spread out or scattered about or divided up

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distributed

    of Distribute


  1. Distributed

    In a distributed model, repositories act as peers, and users typically have a local repository with version history available, in addition to their working copies.

Editors Contribution

  1. distributed

    Verb form of the word distribute.

    They distributed the goods between various shops.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'distributed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4443

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distributed in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distributed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of distributed in a Sentence

  1. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere:

    They go on strike because they don't like the accommodation and they cause trouble because they don't like the food. They beat each other in the facilities for asylum seekers, that's still a minority at the moment but we have to say clearly that whoever comes to Germany ... must allow themselves to be distributed to wherever we send them, take part in a fair process and respect our legal system.

  2. Antony Lewis:

    It looks like he is trying to patent the fundamental building blocks of any blockchain, cryptocurrency, or distributed ledger system.

  3. Dharmender Kumar Meena:

    There was a foundation-laying ceremony of a new Hindu temple and following the event the' prasad' was distributed. People started vomiting shortly after.

  4. James Wilson:

    Liberty and happiness have a powerful enemy on each hand; on the one hand tyranny, on the other licentiousness [anarchy]. To guard against the latter, it is necessary to give the proper powers to government; and to guard against the former, it is necessary that those powers should be properly distributed.

  5. Sam Bullard:

    No doubt it will be a challenging few months as the vaccines struggle to get distributed and lockdowns remain in place, however, as COVID gets under control, we expect growth to ratchet higher, running at around a 7% pace in the second half of the year.

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    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. adventure
    • B. disturb
    • C. deny
    • D. conform

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