reapportion

[ree-uh-pawr-shuh n, -pohr-]
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verb (used with object)

to apportion or distribute anew.

Nearby words

  1. reaping machine,
  2. reappear,
  3. reappearance,
  4. reapply,
  5. reappoint,
  6. reapportionment,
  7. reappraisal,
  8. reappraise,
  9. rear,
  10. rear adm.

Origin of reapportion

First recorded in 1965–70; re- + apportion

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Word Origin and History for re-apportion

re-apportion

v.

also reapportion, 1832, from re- + apportion. Related: Reapportioned; reapportioning.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper