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Definition of scattered adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scattered

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adjective
BrE BrE//ˈskætəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskætərd//
 
 
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spread far apart over a wide area or over a long period of time a few scattered settlements sunshine with scattered showers Her family are scattered around the world.Extra examples Large vases of flowers were liberally scattered about the room. The people live in widely scattered communities. The whole area was scattered with debris.
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