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[dih-sem-uh-ney-shuh n] /dɪˌsɛm əˈneɪ ʃən/
the act of disseminating, or spreading widely:
The Internet allows for the rapid dissemination of information.
Related forms
nondissemination, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This associated the function of dissemination through language to the function of validation in the pragmatic context.

  • A dissemination of characteristics; moral and physical resemblance to his mother.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • This inference may be safely made because of the method of the dissemination of the poems before the art of printing was known.

  • A society for the dissemination of the truth that everybody knows and nobody tells!

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • Yet—I reflect—the pardon of the Chicago Anarchists had contributed much to the dissemination of our ideas.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman
Word Origin and History for dissemination

1640s, from Latin disseminationem (nominative disseminatio) "a scattering of seed, a sowing," noun of action from past participle stem of disseminare (see disseminate). Or perhaps a native noun formation from disseminate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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