Definition of reapportion in English:
Assign or distribute (something) again or in a different way: he received approval for constitutional amendments which reapportioned the seats a clearing house would have to be set up to reapportion VAT revenue
More example sentences
- Then the bear shifted, almost as if it knew that Madeline was uncomfortable, reapportioning its bulk so that her ribs weren't crushed.
- Note, however, how these gains were reapportioned to the stable asset classes which more than doubled in the right hand case above.
- Tim Holden won his last race with 51 percent in a newly reapportioned district against another incumbent.
- Example sentences
- It's not news, of course, that the Supreme Court's one-person, one-vote standard applies to reapportionments but not to the selection of presidents.
- This became a definite go when he lost all the legislative races, and used reapportionment as the excuse.
- The reapportionment of 2002 designed congressional districts that favored incumbents of both parties, leaving virtually no room for challengers to be elected.
Definition of reapportion in:
- US English dictionary
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