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reapportionment

[ ree-uh-pawr-shuhn-muhnt, -pohr- ]
/ ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən mənt, -ˈpoʊr- /
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noun

the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something.
the redistribution of representation in a legislative body.

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Origin of reapportionment

First recorded in 1930–35; reapportion + -ment
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