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redistribute

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verb re·dis·trib·ute \ˌrē-də-ˈstri-ˌbyüt also -byət\

Simple Definition of redistribute

  • : to divide (something) among a group in a different way

Full Definition of redistribute

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to alter the distribution of :  reallocate

  3. 2 :  to spread to other areas

re·dis·tri·bu·tion play \(ˌ)rē-ˌdis-trə-ˈbyü-shən\ noun
re·dis·tri·bu·tion·al play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
re·dis·trib·u·tive play \ˌrē-də-ˈstri-byü-tiv, -byə-\ adjective

Examples of redistribute

  1. Unused federal funds will be redistributed to other states.

  2. The government redistributed the land to the settlers.



1611

First Known Use of redistribute

1611



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