[ mal-uh-pawr-shuh nd, -pohr- ]
/ ˌmæl əˈpɔr ʃənd, -ˈpoʊr- /


(of a state or other political unit) poorly apportioned, especially divided, organized, or structured in a manner that prevents large sections of a population from having equitable representation in a legislative body.

Words nearby malapportioned

Origin of malapportioned

First recorded in 1960–65; mal- + apportioned

OTHER WORDS FROM malapportioned

mal·ap·por·tion·ment, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019