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maldistribution Syllabification: mal·dis·tri·bu·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmalˌdistrəˈbyo͞oSH(ə)n/

Definition of maldistribution in English:


Uneven distribution of something, especially when disadvantageous or unfair: the maldistribution of wealth
More example sentences
  • However, Ellis and colleagues demonstrated maldistribution of microcirculatory blood flow in the skeletal muscle of septic rats.
  • There were, indeed, dangers, and they did not stop with maldistribution of wealth.
  • This was at the height of the submarine menace, when men were losing their lives daily to bring in supplies, and this maldistribution just didn't seem right.


Pronunciation: /ˌmaldəˈstribyətəd/
Example sentences
  • Also called the fallacy of maldistributed middle.
  • California's physicians are maldistributed by specialty, geographic location, and race/ethnicity.
  • First of all, there is enough food in the world to feed everyone - it's just grossly maldistributed.
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