Definition of 'diffuse'
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Local church power is a diffuse entity. Christianity Today (2000)His most diffuse and most difficult role. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You have to diffuse light in a flattering way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This movement alters the range of the beam from narrow and direct to wide and diffuse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the latter situation stress can build up in the absence of any form of physical release which could diffuse the situation. Healthy By Nature (1994)These people can drive change, diffuse information and bridge diverse perspectives and opinions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We diffuse our feeling over others, and count on their acting from our motives. Daniel Deronda (1876)Credit should go to the Swede for the speed with which he got to his feet to diffuse the situation. The Sun (2006)When we are embarrassed we tend to laugh diffuse the situation, but if you laugh while telling him to stop you give him mixed messages. The Sun (2006)But she added: 'You can be a superhero in a little way and diffuse little situations. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'diffuse'
British English: diffuse VERB
If something such as knowledge or information is diffused, or if it diffuses somewhere, it is made known over a wide area or to a lot of people.
Over time, the technology is diffused and adopted by other countries.
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