reapportion

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verb re·ap·por·tion \ˌrē-ə-ˈpȯr-shən\

Definition of reapportion

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to apportion (something, such as a house of representatives) anew

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make a new apportionment

reapportionment

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First Known Use of reapportion

circa 1828


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reapportion

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transitive verb re·ap·por·tion \ˌrē-ə-ˈpōr-shən\

Legal Definition of reapportion

  1. :  to apportion anew; especially :  to apportion (seats in a house of representatives) in accordance with new population distribution

  2. intransitive verb
  3. :  to make a new apportionment

reapportionment

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