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dispersal

[dih-spur-suh l] /dɪˈspɜr səl/
noun
1.
dispersion (def 1).
Origin of dispersal
1815-1825
1815-25; disperse + -al2
Related forms
nondispersal, noun
redispersal, noun
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dispersal

/dɪˈspɜːsəl/
noun
1.
the act of dispersing or the condition of being dispersed
2.
the spread of animals, plants, or seeds to new areas
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Word Origin and History for dispersal
n.

1821; see disperse + -al (2).

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