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re·dis·tri·bu·tion

 (rē′dĭs-trə-byo͞o′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of redistributing.
2. An economic theory or policy that advocates reducing inequalities in the distribution of wealth.

re′dis·tri·bu′tion·ist adj. & n.
re′dis·trib′u·tive (-trĭb′yə-tĭv) adj.

redistribution

(ˌriːdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən)
n
1. the act or instance of distributing or the state or manner of being distributed again
2. (in Canada)a periodic revision of the number of seats in the House of Commons, made to reflect changes in population

re•dis•tri•bu•tion

(ˌri dɪs trəˈbyu ʃən)

n.
1. a distribution performed again or anew.
2. the economic theory that inequalities in income can be reduced by such measures as a progressive income tax and antipoverty programs.
[1830–40]
re`dis•tri•bu′tion•ist, n., adj.

redistribution

The utilization of logistic resources after Transfer of Authority necessary for the fulfillment of the commander's combat missions. The logistic resources are designated in peacetime and will become assigned to the NATO commander in crisis and conflict.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redistribution - distributing again; "the revolution resulted in a redistribution of wealth"
distribution - the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
Translations

redistribution

[ˈriːˌdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən] Nredistribución f

redistribution

[ˌriːdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən] n [wealth, income] → redistribution fred-letter day njour m à marquer d'une pierre blanchered light n (= traffic light) → feu m rouge
to go through a red light → brûler un feu rougered-light district nquartier m des prostituéesred meat nviande f rouge

redistribution

n (of wealth)Umverteilung f, → Neuverteilung f; (of work)Neuzuteilung f
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Expressive Voting and Government Redistribution: Testing Tullock's "Charity of the Uncharitable." Public Choice 119, nos.
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One big act of egalitarianism was decolonisation itself, which allowed countries around the world to keep the wealth they produced instead of sending it overseas, and freed them to implement both better industrial policies and more redistribution. If India, for example, had remained under British control, there's a good chance it would have continued to be vulnerable to disasters like the Bengal Famine of 1943.