dispersal

[ dih-spur-suh l ]
/ dɪˈspɜr səl /

noun

Origin of dispersal

First recorded in 1815–25; disperse + -al2

OTHER WORDS FROM dispersal

non·dis·per·sal, nounre·dis·per·sal, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dispersal

dispersal
/ (dɪˈspɜːsəl) /

noun

the act of dispersing or the condition of being dispersed
the spread of animals, plants, or seeds to new areas
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