Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb (reallots, reallotting, reallotted)[with object]
Allot again or differently: the strips of land were reallotted in large compact blocks
More example sentences
- The surplus system was reallotted to the Repair and Maintenance Establishment, where it was commissioned in 2003.
- Witnesses swear that starving Indians' land is illegally reallotted and sold.
- The Bombay High Court's directive reallotting jurisdiction of the City Civil and Sessions Court judges has confused lawyers as well as litigants.
- Example sentences
- The seats reserved for women, have been ‘taken'’ from men, - a reallotment of an occupied seat.
- In rural areas, peasants have land use rights, and every five years there is a reallotment of land among farmers to adapt to the changing social structures of their communities.
- The Secretary shall make reallotments under paragraphs (1) and (2) on such date or dates as the Secretary may fix.
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