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Physical ActionPlay
Used when objects or people are physically moving apart. SlideThe demonstrators dispersed peacefully after the rally.
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Not DisassemblePlay
'Disperse' implies spreading widely, not taking something apart. SlideThe wind helped to disperse the pollen across the field.
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Wide AreaPlay
The result often covers a large area, not just a slight expansion. SlideThe farmer used a machine to disperse the fertilizer evenly over the crop.