distribution

(noun) The act, process, and outcome of dividing up and granting access to resources.

Example: How tax dollars are distributed to individuals and agencies.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: distributions

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How to Cite the Definition of Distribution

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “distribution.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/distribution/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

distribution. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/distribution/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “distribution.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed November 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/distribution/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“distribution.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 14 Nov. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/distribution/>.