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  • reapportion — re·ap·por·tion /ˌrē ə pōr shən/ vt: to apportion anew; esp: to apportion (seats in a house of representatives) in accordance with new population distribution vi: to make a new apportionment re·ap·por·tion·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …   Law dictionary

  • Census — taker visits a family living in a caravan, Netherlands 1925 A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular… …   Wikipedia

  • reapportion — /ree euh pawr sheuhn, pohr /, v.t. to apportion or distribute anew. [1965 70; RE + APPORTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • MARI — MARI, one of the principal centers of Mesopotamia during the third and early second millennia B.C.E. The archaeological and epigraphical discoveries there are of prime significance for the history of Mesopotamia and Upper Syria. The Akkadian… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • reapportion — Date: circa 1828 transitive verb to apportion (as a house of representatives) anew intransitive verb to make a new apportionment • reapportionment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • redistribute — /ree di strib yooht/, v.t., redistributed, redistributing. 1. to distribute again or anew: The corporation will redistribute its share of the profits to its stockholders. 2. to alter the distribution of; apportion differently: Let s redistribute… …   Universalium

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • Pre-Columbian Discovery of America —     Pre Columbian Discovery of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pre Columbian Discovery of America     Of all the alleged discoveries of America before the time of Columbus, only the bold voyages of exploration of the fearless Vikings to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • reapportion — re•ap•por•tion [[t]ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən, ˈpoʊr [/t]] v. t. to apportion or distribute anew • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • redistribute — re•dis•trib•ute [[t]ˌri dɪˈstrɪb yut[/t]] v. t. ut•ed, ut•ing 1) cvb to distribute again or anew 2) cvb to alter the distribution of; apportion differently …   From formal English to slang

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