repartition

noun (1)
re·par·ti·tion | \ˌre-ˌpär-ˈti-shən, ˌrē-\

Definition of repartition 

(Entry 1 of 2)

repartition

noun (2)
re·par·ti·tion | \ˌrē-ˌpär-ˈti-shən \

Definition of repartition (Entry 2 of 2)

: a second or additional dividing or distribution

First Known Use of repartition

Noun (1)

1555, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for repartition

Noun (1)

probably from Spanish repartición, from repartir to distribute, from re- + partir to divide, from Latin partire — more at part

Noun (2)

re- + partition

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