- an apportioning or being apportioned
- a proportional distribution or assignment, as of U.S. Representatives among the states, or of state legislators among counties, etc.
See apportionment in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. The act of apportioning.
b. The condition of having been apportioned.
a. The proportional distribution of the number of members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the basis of the population of each state.
b. Allotment of direct taxes on the basis of state population.
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