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Pronunciation:  d`is`emun'eyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of dispersing or diffusing something; "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge"
  2. [n]  the property of being diffused or dispersed
  3. [n]  the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate

DISSEMINATION is a 13 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: airing, diffusion, diffusion, dispersal, dispersion, public exposure, spreading
 See Also: circulation, crop-dusting, dispersion, distribution, extension, propagation, spraying, spread, spreading, transmission



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*sem`i*na"tion\, n. [L. disseminatio: cf. F.
The act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated;
diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or
spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc.

      The universal dissemination of those writings.

Thesaurus Terms
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