redistrict

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ district

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹiːˈdɪstɹɪkt/

Verb[edit]

redistrict (third-person singular simple present redistricts, present participle redistricting, simple past and past participle redistricted)

  1. To adjust the borders of districts of a state or other governmental or administrative entity.
  2. (US, politics) To redraw the borders of the districts represented by legislators or other elected officeholders in accord with changes in population as shown in the decennial census.