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reapportion

verb allot again, apportion anew, deal out anew, dispense, distribute again, distribute anew, dole out, parcel, portion out, ration, reallocate, reallot, reappoint, rearrange, reassign, reclassify, redisperse, redistribute, redistrict, redivide, remeasure, repartition, split again
Associated concepts: reapportion a legislature
See also: redistribute
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123) By 1968, one or both houses in the legislatures of forty-nine states had been reapportioned, either by court order or due to the voluntary actions of legislators.
The ability to amass and analyze data and combine different data sources increases the likelihood that legislative districts can be reapportioned in a way that will enhance the party in power.
The structure will likely be abolished and its resources reapportioned to JTF/CS, NORTHCOM headquarters, and the Joint Staff.
It is a product of revolutionary reform, adopted in 1967 by a newly reapportioned Legislature elected under a reapportionment plan imposed by order of the federal court.
171) The new agreement changed little in the way of structure of the joint administration of oil and gas development in the Timor Sea, but essentially reapportioned the royalties in the Joint Petroleum Development Area.
Because of the need to allow fields to lie fallow every few years, many land-holdings were not contiguous, and someone had to decide how scattered fields should be reapportioned so that a large farm could be enclosed.
Accordingly, the court applied a more realistic 20-year life expectancy and reapportioned damages consistent with that more realistic life expectancy.
Electric utilities' sales of generating plants to nonutilities during 2000 reapportioned total capability between the two groups (see table).
This change had to be reapportioned to the different states.
Unlike changes to the sectoral definitions (the Standard Industrial Classification), where detailed classes of activities have been generally kept together and moved from one major group to another -- thus permitting equivalences to be easily established, the 1991 modification to the Standard Occupational Classification (which applies to the 1996 data only) has often divided detailed occupational classes and reapportioned these fragments among several major occupational groups.
The distribution of power among states, market, and civil society has been reapportioned since the end of the Cold War.
After each census, the number of congressional seats for each state is reapportioned so that members represent basically the same number of people, and state legislatures use census data to redraw their district lines.