Definition of dispersal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dispersal

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɪˈspɜːsl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈspɜːrsl//
 
[uncountable, countable](formal)
 
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the process of sending somebody/something in different directions; the process of spreading something over a wide area police trained in crowd dispersal the dispersal of seeds
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dispersal