Translation of apportionment in Spanish:

apportionment

Pronunciation: /əˈpɔːrʃənmənt; əˈpɔːʃənmənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of duties, time) distribución (feminine); (of costs) prorrateo (masculine)
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    • In our submission, with respect, the approach taken by the Court of Appeal in relation to contributory negligence really gives lip service to the principle that apportionments should not readily be set aside.
    • It is, in my opinion, a mistake in law to segregate those two forms of liability - that is tort and contract - and arrive at separate and differing apportionments of liability in respect of them.
    • Yet only 13 percent of last year's refugee apportionments were from this region.
    1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Politics/Política] [ determinación del número de escaños que corresponde proporcionar a cada estado ]
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    • The major reason was the potential loss of House seats during apportionment.
    • Redrawing district boundaries has the potential to affect the balance of power in the House more than apportionment.
    • In fact we should mention the proportional representation work by him in the 1880s when he considered apportionment of representatives to districts.

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