Reapportion meaning

rē'ə-pôr'shən
To reapportion is to reallocate or to distribute something in a different way.

When the geographical boundries of a U.S. House of Representitives district is changed to even out the population in each district, this is an example of a reapportion.

When the president revises the budget and changes how the money will be spent, this is an example of a time when he reapportions.

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To distribute anew.
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To apportion again; specif., to change the geographical distribution of (a legislature) so that each legislator represents approximately the same number of constituents.
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The court intervened to reapportion the voting districts that had been unfairly laid out under the controlling party's regime.

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