apportionment

noun ap·por·tion·ment \ -shən-mənt \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of apportionment

: an act or result of apportioning; especially : the apportioning of representatives or taxes among the states according to U.S. law

Examples of apportionment in a Sentence

  1. the apportionment of the estate will happen this Friday

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First Known Use of apportionment

1579



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