distribute
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distribute(
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trih
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byut
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to hand out)
a. distribuir
Sarah distributed flyers to all her neighbors to invite them to a neighborhood meeting.Sarah distribuyó volantes a todos sus vecinos para invitarlos a una junta del vecindario.
b. repartir
The relief organization distributed 9,000 food parcels in the famine zone.La organización de ayuda repartió 9,000 paquetes de alimentos en la zona de hambruna.
2. (to share out)
a. repartir
The company plans to distribute $50,000,000 in dividends.La empresa planea repartir $50,000,000 en dividendos.
b. distribuir
The team leader distributed responsibilities amongst the team.El líder del equipo distribuyó las responsabilidades entre el equipo.
3. (commerce)
a. distribuir
Firms distribute their products through different channels.Las empresas distribuyen sus productos a través de diferentes canales.
4. (to spread out)
a. distribuir
Distribute the frosting evenly on the cake.Distribuya el baño parejo sobre el pastel.
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distribute
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. distribuir
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distribute [dɪsˈtrɪbjuːt]
transitive verb
(deal out, spread out) repartir; (Comm) [+goods] distribuir;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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