diffuse

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[dɪˈfjuːz], (Verb)

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- spread over a wide area or between a large number of people
(e.g: technologies diffuse rapidly)


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Origin:
late Middle English: from Latin diffus- ‘poured out’, from the verb diffundere, from dis- ‘away’ + fundere ‘pour’; the adjective via French diffus or Latin diffusus ‘extensive’, from diffundere


[dɪˈfjuːs], (Adjective)

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- spread out over a large area; not concentrated
(e.g: the diffuse community which centred on the church)

- lacking clarity or conciseness
(e.g: the second argument is more diffuse)


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