- the division of the aggregate income of any society among its members, or among the factors of production.
- the system of dispersing goods throughout a community.
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Just like the change in playoff format flattened out the championship odds across the league, so too did all of 2020’s peculiarities conspire to flatten out the distribution of Doyle numbers.Separating MLB’s Buyers From Sellers At The Weirdest Trade Deadline Ever|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Covaxx’s technology, she says, would make distribution far easier.Why Covaxx thinks it has a COVID-19 vaccine game changer on its hands|Sy Mukherjee|August 27, 2020|Fortune
While we await the wide distribution of a vaccine, CEOs should only reopen if an effective treatment becomes broadly available.I’m a physician and a CEO. Why I won’t bring my employees back to the office before Labor Day 2021|matthewheimer|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Liu suggested, however, that widespread distribution of the vaccine may not be necessary in China given that the country has largely stopped the spread of the disease.A Chinese company says its vaccine will be ready by December—but it won’t be cheap|Grady McGregor|August 22, 2020|Fortune
They are increasingly first-generation, nonwhite, and motivated to solve their communities’ problems by addressing the unequal distribution of environmental costs and benefits.Generation Z is ‘traumatized’ by climate change—and they’re the key to fighting it|matthewheimer|August 19, 2020|Fortune
He would like to set up an independent film distribution company that targets consumers directly.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Casa Bruja remains the only independent brewer in Panama with a bottling and distribution plan.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 20th century, interstate highways provided the distribution networks for big-box retailers like Walmart.
Despite Western efforts, distribution of ISIS propaganda is as strong as it has ever been.
He shifts the lens from overall wealth (how big is the pie) to distribution (how big are the pieces).How to Think About Economic Inequality After Thomas Piketty|Jedediah Purdy|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our existing poverty is purely a problem in the direction and distribution of human effort.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Thereupon the generals hastened round the town to procure funds, and appeased the Visayos with a distribution of 1,800 pesos.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The distribution of the Portuguese force was made wholly on the coast, while the land side was left totally unguarded.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Barter was common, and there must have been facilities for the distribution of those goods which had their origin in Gaul.The Towns of Roman Britain|James Oliver Bevan
Everywhere man is earnestly and sternly demanding an equitable distribution of the productions of nature and art.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for distribution
- the division of part of a company's profit as a dividend to its shareholders
- the amount paid by dividend in a particular distribution