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OTHER WORDS FROM apportionmentnon·ap·por·tion·ment, nounpro·ap·por·tion·ment, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for apportionment
Had such an apportionment been in place in 2000, Al Gore would have won the electoral college vote and become president.
The same superiority was accorded to Newport in the apportionment of state officers, five of whom were required to live there.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
Drake paused in his apportionment, and a sleigh came swiftly round the turn, the horse loping and lathery.The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories|Owen Wister
But, as there was no census, therefore there could be no just apportionment until an enumeration of the people was taken.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
British Dictionary definitions for apportionment
Cultural definitions for apportionment
The allocation of seats in a legislature or of taxes according to a plan. In the United States Congress, for example, the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state, whereas the apportionment in the Senate is based on equal representation for every state. (See also gerrymander.)