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reapportion

[ ree-uh-pawr-shuhn, -pohr- ]
/ ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən, -ˈpoʊr- /
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verb (used with object)
to apportion or distribute anew.
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Origin of reapportion

First recorded in 1965–70; re- + apportion
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How to use reapportion in a sentence

  • After all, the reason we have the 1929 Permanent Apportionment Act in the first place is that Congress was unable to reach an agreement on how to reapportion the House for nearly a decade.

    How The House Got Stuck At 435 Seats|Geoffrey Skelley (geoffrey.skelley@abc.com)|August 12, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
  • Because the realization was, we’ve got the Electoral College apportioned on the basis of the 1910 census, and if the popular vote and the electoral vote diverge, it’s because we didn’t reapportion.

    How The House Got Stuck At 435 Seats|Geoffrey Skelley (geoffrey.skelley@abc.com)|August 12, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
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