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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
scattering, diffusion, spread (e.g. signal across the spectrum)diffusionрассе́ивание, диффу́зияDiffusion, Zerstreung, Verbreitung

ON: カク, コウKUN: ひろ.がる, ひろ.げる, ひろ.める
broaden, extend, expand, enlarge

ON: サンKUN: ち.る, ち.らす, -ち.らす, ち.らかす, ち.らかる, ち.らばる, ばら, ばら.ける
scatter, disperse, spend, squander

Example sentences
科学者たちはエイズ・ウイルスの拡散をくい止めようと戦っています。Parts: 科学者 (かがくしゃ), (たち), AIDS, ウイルス (ウィルス), 拡散 (かくさん), 食い止める (くいとめる), 戦う (たたかう)Scientists are fighting to stem the spread of the AIDS virus.
Wissenschaftler kämpfen dafür, die Ausbreitung des Aids-Virus aufzuhalten.

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