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malapportioned

[ mal-uh-pawr-shuhnd, -pohr- ]
/ ˌmæl əˈpɔr ʃənd, -ˈpoʊr- /
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adjective
(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.
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Origin of malapportioned

First recorded in 1960–65; mal- + apportioned

OTHER WORDS FROM malapportioned

mal·ap·por·tion·ment, noun
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