n. The altering of the boundaries of a legislative district in order to reflect shifts in population distribution.See also gerrymandering.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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Reapportionment — Re ap*por tion*ment ( ment), n. A second or a new apportionment. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
reapportionment — (n.) 1800, American English, from RE (Cf. re ) + APPORTIONMENT (Cf. apportionment) … Etymology dictionary
reapportionment — noun see reapportion … New Collegiate Dictionary
reapportionment — /ree euh pawr sheuhn meuhnt, pohr /, n. 1. the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something. 2. the redistribution of representation in a legislative body. [1930 35; REAPPORTION + MENT] * * * … Universalium
reapportionment — noun a) The act of reapportioning; a second or subsequent apportionment. b) Reassignment of representation in a legislature, especially of U.S. House of Representative seats, in accord with changes in the census population determination … Wiktionary
reapportionment — n. redivision, reallocation, redistribution … English contemporary dictionary
reapportionment — re·apportionment … English syllables
reapportionment — re•ap•por•tion•ment [[t]ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən mənt, ˈpoʊr [/t]] n. 1) the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something 2) gov the redistribution of representation in a legislative body • Etymology: 1930–35 … From formal English to slang
reapportionment — A realignment or change in legislative districts brought about by changes in population and mandated by the constitutional requirement of equality of representation (i.e. one person, one vote mandate). A new apportionment of seats in the House of … Black's law dictionary
reapportionment — A change in legislative or congressional districts, sometimes periodically, for the purpose of providing equality of representation, particularly after a population change. 25 Am J2d Elect § 15 … Ballentine's law dictionary