Reapportion \Re`ap*por"tion\ (-p[=o]r"sh[u^]n), v. t. To apportion again. [1913 Webster]

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  • reapportion — re·ap·por·tion /ˌrē ə pōr shən/ vt: to apportion anew; esp: to apportion (seats in a house of representatives) in accordance with new population distribution vi: to make a new apportionment re·ap·por·tion·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …   Law dictionary

  • reapportion — [rē΄ə pôr′shən] vt. to apportion again; specif., to change the representational distribution of (a legislature) so that each legislator represents approximately the same number of constituents reapportionment n …   English World dictionary

  • reapportion — verb To apportion again; to redistribute or reallocate. The court intervened to reapportion the voting districts that had been unfairly laid out under the controlling partys regime …   Wiktionary

  • reapportion — Date: circa 1828 transitive verb to apportion (as a house of representatives) anew intransitive verb to make a new apportionment • reapportionment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reapportion — /ree euh pawr sheuhn, pohr /, v.t. to apportion or distribute anew. [1965 70; RE + APPORTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • reapportion — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. redistribute, redistrict, resection, reallocate, distribute, divide, allot …   English dictionary for students

  • reapportion — v. redivide, reallocate, redistribute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reapportion — verb apportion again or differently. Derivatives reapportionment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • reapportion — re·apportion …   English syllables

  • reapportion — re•ap•por•tion [[t]ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən, ˈpoʊr [/t]] v. t. to apportion or distribute anew • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

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