malapportioned

adjective
mal·​ap·​por·​tioned | \ ˌma-lə-ˈpȯr-shənd How to pronounce malapportioned (audio) \

Definition of malapportioned

: characterized by an inequitable or unsuitable apportioning of representatives to a legislative body

Other Words from malapportioned

malapportionment \ ˌma-​lə-​ˈpȯr-​shən-​mənt How to pronounce malapportionment (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of malapportioned

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Malapportioned.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malapportioned. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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