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maldistribution

[ mal-dis-truh-byoo-shuhn ]
/ ˌmæl dɪs trəˈbyu ʃən /
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noun

bad or unsatisfactory distribution, as of wealth, among a population or members of a group.

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Origin of maldistribution

First recorded in 1890–95; mal- + distribution

OTHER WORDS FROM maldistribution

mal·dis·trib·ut·ed [mal-di-strib-yuh-tid], /ˌmæl dɪˈstrɪb yə tɪd/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for maldistribution

maldistribution
/ (ˌmældɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən) /

noun

faulty, unequal, or unfair distribution (as of wealth, business, etc)
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