misdistribution

noun
mis·​dis·​tri·​bu·​tion | \ ˌmis-ˌdi-strə-ˈbyü-shən How to pronounce misdistribution (audio) \
plural misdistributions

Definition of misdistribution

: the act, action, or result of inequitable, inefficient, or unfair distribution misdistribution of wealth among the population

First Known Use of misdistribution

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Misdistribution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdistribution. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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