Definition of redistribute verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

redistribute

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they redistribute
BrE BrE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːt//
 
he / she / it redistributes
BrE BrE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːts//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːts//
 
past simple redistributed
BrE BrE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
past participle redistributed
BrE BrE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːtɪd//
 
-ing form redistributing
BrE BrE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈdɪstrɪbjuːtɪŋ//
 
 
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redistribute something (from somebody/something) (to somebody/something) to share something out among people in a different way Wealth needs to be redistributed from the rich to the poor. effectively redistributing income from the rich to the poor
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: redistribute