maldistribution

noun mal·dis·tri·bu·tion \ ˌmal-ˌdis-trə-ˈbyü-shən \

Definition of maldistribution

: bad or faulty distribution : undesirable inequality or unevenness of placement or apportionment (as of population, resources, or wealth) over an area or among members of a group

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1895


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