repartition


1re·par·ti·tion

noun \ˌre-ˌpär-ˈti-shən, ˌrē-\

Definition of REPARTITION

Origin of REPARTITION

probably from Spanish repartición, from repartir to distribute, from re- + partir to divide, from Latin partire — more at part
First Known Use: 1555

2re·par·ti·tion

noun \ˌrē-ˌpär-ˈti-shən\

Definition of REPARTITION

:  a second or additional dividing or distribution

Origin of REPARTITION

re- + partition
First Known Use: 1835

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