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repartition

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noun re·par·ti·tion \ˌre-ˌpär-ˈti-shən, ˌrē-\

Definition of repartition



Origin and Etymology 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


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repartition

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noun re·par·ti·tion \ˌrē-ˌpär-ˈti-shən\

Definition of repartition

  1. :  a second or additional dividing or distribution



Origin and Etymology of repartition

re- + partition


First Known Use: 1835


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