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synonyms for dispersal

  • diffusion
  • dispersion
  • dissemination
  • scattering
  • circulation
  • spreading
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  • collection
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Such oceanic dispersal was once seen as far-fetched and wildly speculative by many scientists.
ONE INCREDIBLE OCEAN CROSSING MAY HAVE MADE HUMAN EVOLUTION POSSIBLENICHOLAS R. LONGRICHMAY 2, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
This newfound popularity makes for an unusually clear case study—of how ideas from the fringe slide into the mainstream through deliberate dispersal but also through the fortunes of timing and political fluctuations.
WHY HAVE TWO LONG-DEAD AUSTRIAN ECONOMISTS BECOME CULT FIGURES IN BRAZIL?SAMANTH SUBRAMANIANMARCH 24, 2021QUARTZ
Both defendants testified at trial that they didn’t hear the dispersal order.
FAILED PROSECUTION OF IOWA REPORTER WAS AN ATTACK ON JOURNALISMERIK WEMPLEMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Which is fine, I don’t have a problem with her doing that, but it’s an hour and a half after the dispersal order was given.
IOWA REPORTER ACQUITTED IN A TRIAL THAT SHOCKED PRESS FREEDOM ADVOCATESELAHE IZADIMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To this end, the federal government pursued a policy of dispersal.
THE HISTORY OF HMONG AMERICANS EXPLAINS WHY THEY MIGHT DECIDE THE ELECTIONMELISSA BORJAOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The tension of dispersal is grinding us down at home, too, despite high initial enthusiasm.
THE SELF-DRIVING CAR IS A RED HERRING - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSANTHONY TOWNSENDOCTOBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
The new study provides good evidence that such egg dispersal “may be more common than we thought,” Silva says.
POOPING DUCKS CAN SHED THE LIVE EGGS OF FISHCAROLYN WILKEJULY 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
“This cloud, in fact, changes everything about the dispersal of the drops that you don’t really see,” she says.
SIX FOOT SOCIAL-DISTANCING WILL NOT ALWAYS BE ENOUGH FOR COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYAPRIL 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
With the dispersal of the spores the cone shrivels up, and then the stems starts to send out green branches.
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Large stable rivers such as the Colorado, Snake and Columbia serve as effective barriers to further dispersal of kangaroo rats.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPERSAL

  • breakdown
  • breaking
  • crack-up
  • disintegration
  • dispersal
  • dissolution
  • divorce
  • ending
  • estrangement
  • parting
  • rift
  • rupture
  • separation
  • split
  • splitsville
  • splitting
  • termination
  • wind-up
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