American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To distribute anew.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To apportion again; make a new apportionment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To apportion again.
- v. allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
- c 1830 re- + apportion (Wiktionary)
“But, he said the Supreme Court lifted the stay order when it ruled that the commission was acting within its authority to reapportion electoral districts.”
“The census this year means that we must reapportion, redistrict both the U.S.”
“Instead, it took the opportunity to reapportion the diminished funds from scratch, to conduct a proper review which seems to have been fair and open, and has ended up supporting 695 organisations over the forthcoming spending period, of which 110 are newly funded.”
“Journal Community The Federal Communications Commission, worried that the country is headed toward wireless gridlock, has a plan, awaiting congressional authorization, to reapportion the airwaves.”
“Whatever one thinks of the regulatory state as a phenomenon (and this writer is skeptical of it), ultimately the process set in motion by the REINS Act would impel Congress to reapportion regulatory authority based on results achieved or not achieved.”
“In the U.S., the census is accompanied by politically charged debates over accuracy and methodology, not least because it is used to help reapportion congressional seats.”
“One way to make the Senate more representative while would be to simply “reapportion” state governments so that they would be represented equally.”
“I broke out my Plato today, deciding it was time to reapportion my reading material (lately it's been heavily weighted toward biology and chemistry).”
“In fact, if it weren't for non-citizens being represented in Congress (they count towards reapportion, for some nefarious reason), Democrat states like California and New York would have a couple of seats less in Congress, and Republican states like Montana would have a couple more.”
“The census should, instead, count citizens separately, and Congress should reapportion representatives only on the basis of citizen populations.”
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