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reapportionment

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of reapportioning or the state of being reapportioned.
  • noun Redistribution of representation in a legislative body, especially the periodic reallotment of US congressional seats according to changes in the census figures as required by the Constitution.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A renewed apportionment; a new proportional distribution or arrangement: as (in the United States), the reapportionment of members of Congress or of Congressional districts under a new census.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A second or a new apportionment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of reapportioning; a second or subsequent apportionment.
  • noun US, politics Reassignment of representation in a legislature, especially of U.S. House of Representative seats, in accord with changes in the census population determination.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)

Etymologies

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c. 1930 reapportion +‎ -ment

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