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disseminate  (dɪˈsɛmɪˌneɪt



  1. (transitive) to distribute or scatter about; diffuse

Derived Forms

disˌsemiˈnation  noun
disˈseminative  adjective
disˈsemiˌnator  noun

Word Origin

C17: from Latin dissēmināre, from dis-1 + sēmināre to sow, from sēmen seed

Translations for 'disseminate'

  • British English: disseminate To disseminate information or knowledge means to distribute it so that it reaches many people or organizations. VERBThe main purpose of the site is to disseminate information.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: divulgar
  • Chinese: 散布散布佈
  • European Spanish: divulgar
  • French: disséminer
  • German: verbreiten
  • Italian: divulgare
  • Japanese: 普及させる
  • Korean: 유포하다
  • Portuguese: divulgar
  • Spanish: divulgar

Example Sentences Including 'disseminate'

I don't...' he thought hard about the word he needed, ` disseminate.
Nicola Barker BEHINDLINGS (2002)


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