[ dih-strib-yoo-tid ]
/ dɪˈstrɪb yʊ tɪd /

adjective Linguistics.

(in distinctive feature analysis) characterized by relatively extensive contact or constriction between the articulating organs, as the (sh) in show in contrast to the (s) in so.

Origin of distributed

Related forms

un·dis·trib·ut·ed, adjectivewell-dis·trib·ut·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for undistributed


/ (ˌʌndɪsˈtrɪbjʊtɪd) /


logic (of a term) referring only to some members of the class designated by the term, as doctors in some doctors are overworked
commerce (of a profit) not paid in dividends to the shareholders of a company but retained to help finance its trading

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