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dissemination

[ dih-sem-uh-ney-shuh n ]
/ dɪˌsɛm əˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of disseminating, or spreading widely: The Internet allows for the rapid dissemination of information.

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RELATED WORDS

diffusion, publication, circulation, promulgation, propagation, publishing, dissipation, spread, broadcasting, airing

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Related formsnon·dis·sem·i·na·tion, noun
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dissemination


n.

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.

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