[ mal-dis-truh-byoo-shuhn ]
/ ˌmæl dɪs trəˈbyu ʃən /
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bad or unsatisfactory distribution, as of wealth, among a population or members of a group.
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OTHER WORDS FROM maldistributionmal·dis·trib·ut·ed [mal-di-strib-yuh-tid], /ˌmæl dɪˈstrɪb yə tɪd/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for maldistribution
Insistence on segregation, not the number of Negroes, caused maldistribution among the commands.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
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|Herbert Feis
British Dictionary definitions for maldistribution
/ (ˌmældɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən) /
faulty, unequal, or unfair distribution (as of wealth, business, etc)
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