- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)|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
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
It all comes down to MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) and its two forms of distribution: Molly and Ecstasy.
These conditions must increase the earth's equatorial bulge and thereby cause changes in the distribution of land and water.Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington
When these delicacies had lost their relish—και ἑξ ἑρον ἑντο—the time was come for making a distribution of our personal effects.
Stacked against the outside wall were hundreds of freshly printed newspapers ready for distribution.Swamp Island|Mildred A. Wirt
Shortly afterwards he was implicated in the distribution of seditious literature and exiled from Tuscany for a year.
The distribution of the treasury surplus to the States precipitated the crash.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
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