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Definition of gerrymander verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



gerrymander something (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gerrymander
he / she / it gerrymanders
past simple gerrymandered
-ing form gerrymandering
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to change the size and borders of an area for voting in order to give an unfair advantage to one party or group in an election The city had been gerrymandered so that the ruling minority retained control.
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noun [uncountable] accusations of gerrymandering
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