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ˌri dɪs trəˈbyu ʃənre·dis·tri·bu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redistribution(noun)

    distributing again

    "the revolution resulted in a redistribution of wealth"


  1. redistribution(Noun)

    The act of changing the distribution of resources

    The redistribution of wealth between the rich and poor has been tried many times.

  2. redistribution(Noun)

    The act of distributing copies of books papers or digital media.

    The redistribution of this software in any form is prohibited.


  1. Redistribution

    The term redistribution is used in Australia to mean a redrawing of electoral boundaries. It is equivalent to the term redistricting in the United States. In the House of Representatives each State and Territory is divided into electoral divisions. The number of these divisions is determined by population. To ensure equal representation, the boundaries of these divisions have to be redrawn or redistributed periodically. A redistribution of the geographic boundaries of these divisions takes place at least once every seven years to make sure that there is, as near as practicable, the same number of electors in each division within a State/Territory. In deciding where the boundaries should be drawn, many factors are taken into consideration by the AEC. A redistribution is necessary in three circumstances: when the number of parliamentary representatives to which a State or Territory is entitled has changed; the number of electors in more than one third of the divisions in a State or one of the divisions in the ACT or Northern Territory deviates from the average divisional enrolment by over 10% for a period of more than two months; or a period of 7 years has elapsed since the previous redistribution. However, a redistribution is postponed if it would begin within one year of the expiration of the House of Representatives to help prevent a general election from occurring during a redistribution.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. redistribution

    The utilization of logistic resources after Transfer of Authority necessary for the fulfillment of the commander

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of redistribution in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of redistribution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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