- bad or unsatisfactory distribution, as of wealth, among a population or members of a group.
Origin of maldistribution
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Examples from the Web for maldistribution
The less the economic waste, due to maldistribution and to other causes, the greater the product of industry will be.The Settlement of Wage Disputes
- faulty, unequal, or unfair distribution (as of wealth, business, etc)
Word Origin and History for maldistribution
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