- a distribution performed again or anew.
- Economics. the theory, policy, or practice of lessening or reducing inequalities in income through such measures as progressive income taxation and antipoverty programs.
Origin of redistribution
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- the act or instance of distributing or the state or manner of being distributed again
- (in Canada) a periodic revision of the number of seats in the House of Commons, made to reflect changes in population
Word Origin and History for redistributional
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