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distribution

The noun "distribution" can be both countable and uncountable.


uncountable

Meaning: the transportation and delivery of goods to shops and buyers
Example sentence: The price depends on the cost of both production and distribution.

countable

Meaning: the geographic range of a species, a language, a disease, etc.
Example sentence: This map shows the distributions of endangered species in Australia.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "distribution" countable?
  1. Our business plan covers marketing, sales and product distribution.
  2. We know the locations and distributions of all our customer types.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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