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reapportionment

[ree-uh-pawr-shuh n-muh nt, -pohr-] /ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən mənt, -ˈpoʊr-/
noun
1.
the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something.
2.
the redistribution of representation in a legislative body.
Origin of reapportionment
1930-1935
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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