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reapportionment

[ree-uh-pawr-shuh n-muh nt, -pohr-]
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noun
  1. the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something.
  2. the redistribution of representation in a legislative body.
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Origin of reapportionment

First recorded in 1930–35; reapportion + -ment
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Word Origin and History for re-apportionment

n.

also reapportionment, 1800, American English, from re- + apportionment.

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