distribute

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈstrɪbjuːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈstrɪbyut/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di stribyo̅o̅t)


Inflections of 'distribute' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
distributes
v 3rd person singular
distributing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
distributed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
distributed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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distribute

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. distribute the [information, pamphlets]
  2. distribute copies of
  3. distribute [toys, clothes, food] to the needy
  4. distributed evenly over
  5. distribute the paychecks (on Friday)
  6. were distributed over (two weeks)
  7. distribute for [commercial, internal] use
  8. distribute among the [students, needy]
  9. distributed without [written, express] consent
  10. were distributed to each [store, outlet]
  11. distributed by [trucks, air freight]
  12. must not be distributed without permission
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