Definition of redistribute verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

redistribute

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verb
NAmE//ˌridɪˈstrɪbyut//
 
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redistribute something (from somebody/something) (to somebody/something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they redistribute
 
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he / she / it redistributes
 
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past simple redistributed
 
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-ing form redistributing
 
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to share something out among people in a different way Wealth needs to be redistributed from the rich to the poor.
 redistribution
 
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NAmE//ˌriˌdɪstrəˈbyuʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, singular] the redistribution of wealth
redistributive
 
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NAmE//ˌridɪˈstrɪbyət̮ɪv//
 
adjective
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