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

distribution → 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.

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.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "distribution" countable?

a. Our business plan covers marketing, sales and product distribution.

b. We know the locations and distributions of all our customer types.

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Contributor: Matt Errey