[mal-dis-truh-byoo-shuh n] /ˌmæl dɪs trəˈbyu ʃən/
bad or unsatisfactory , as of wealth, among a population or members of a group.
faulty, unequal, or unfair distribution (as of wealth, business, etc)
also mal-distribution, 1824, from mal- + distribution.
[mawl-deevz, mal-dahyvz] /ˈmɔl divz, ˈmæl daɪvz/ noun 1. a republic in the Indian Ocean, SW of India, consisting of about 2000 islands: British protectorate 1887–1965. 115 sq. mi. (298 sq. km). Capital: Male. /mɔːlˈdɪvɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the Maldives or their inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of the Maldives /ˈmɔːlˈdiːvz/ […]
/ˈmɔːldən/ noun 1. a market town in SE England, in Essex; scene of a battle (991) between the East Saxons and the victorious Danes, celebrated in The Battle of Maldon, an Old English poem; notable for Maldon salt, used in cookery. Pop: 20 731 (2001)
[mal dy pey-ee] /mal dü peɪˈi/ noun, French. 1. .
noun 1. .