apportionment

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ap·por·tion·ment

noun \-shən-mənt\

Definition of APPORTIONMENT

:  an act or result of apportioning; especially :  the apportioning of representatives or taxes among the states according to United States law

Examples of APPORTIONMENT

  1. <the apportionment of the estate will happen this Friday>

First Known Use of APPORTIONMENT

1579

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