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distribution

n. the act of dividing up the assets of an estate or trust, or paying out profits or assets of a corporation or business according to the ownership percentages. (See: distribute)

distribution

(Apportionment), noun allocation, allotment, appropriation, assignment, dealing out, disposal, dissemination, division, dole, handing out, issuance, parceling out, partition, placement, proporting, rationing, repartition, sharing
Associated concepts: capital distribution, distribution by oppration of law, distribution of assets, distribution of capital, distribution of corporate assets, distribution of earnings or profits, distribution of powers and functions, distribution of proceeds, distribution points, just and equal distribution, partial distribution, per capita distribution, per stirpes distriiution, pro rata distribution, ratable distribution

distribution

(Arrangement), noun assemblage, classification, collocation, disposition, formation, gradation, graduation, grouping, marshaling, ordering, organization, placement, regimentation, serialization, systematization
See also: administration, allotment, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, assignment, budget, circulation, classification, consignment, decentralization, dispensation, disposition, division, form, hierarchy, order, proportion, ration

distribution

1 the apportioning of the estate of a deceased intestate among the persons entitled to share in it.
2 after a bankruptcy order has been made, the trustee, having gathered in the bankrupt's estate, must distribute the assets available for distribution in accordance with the prescribed order of payment. All debts proved in the bankruptcy in the same category of priority rank PARI PASSU. See also CORPORATION TAX.

DISTRIBUTION. By this term is understood the division of an intestate's estate according to law.
     2. The English statute of 22 and 23 Car. II. c. 10, which was itself probably borrowed from the 118th Novel of Justinian, is the foundation of, perhaps, most acts of distribution in the several states. Vide 2 Kent, Com. 342, note; 8 Com. Dig. 522; 11 Vin. Ab. 189, 202; Com. Dig. Administration, H.

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In a comparative study of the PSQ, CSQ, and ERS, Pascoe, Attkisson, and Roberts (1983) found that the PSQ produced a greater range of scores resulting in less skewed distributions.
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also note that the skewed distribution of CRP concentrations leads to the higher quartiles being much wider than the lower quartiles, and from this they conclude that a second or subsequent CRP value is less likely to fall outside of the original group if its first value was in the third or fourth quartile, as these quartiles encompass a greater range.
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There is a general perception that highly skewed distribution of land in Pakistan is one of the major causes of widespread poverty in the country.
A rapid increasing population particularly of poor and small framers and increasingly skewed distribution of access to land and resource has created a much more pronounced need to move from resource based to science based agriculture, he added.
In the field of medical care, we began efforts to resolve the skewed distribution of doctors and began providing medical examinations for colorectal cancer free of charge, while continuing to provide medical examinations for breast cancer and cervical cancer without charge.
For Reich, the root causes of the recent "great" recession are similar to those that caused that other "great" economic collapse of the 1930s: a wildly skewed distribution of income.