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[ree-uh-pawr-shuh n-muh nt, -pohr-] /ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən mənt, -ˈpoʊr-/

the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something.
the redistribution of representation in a legislative body.

also reapportionment, 1800, American English, from re- + apportionment.


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