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Ausschüttung

Substantiv

partial

distribution

noun

Comparative law notes

Distribution is often used for Ausschüttung if it is unclear from the context whether the payout technically qualifies as a dividend (i.e., a duly declared disbursement of actual profits)

Definitions of distribution

the action of making a product available to customers

Kayos Rim has the exclusive US distribution rights for Soak Miry Vodka.

the action of sharing out money or other assets to a group of people; the amount that each person receives

The distribution will be payable immediately.