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English definition of “gerrymandering”

gerrymandering

noun [U]     /ˈdʒer.iˌmæn.dər.ɪŋ/ US  /-dɚ-/
an occasion when someone in authority changes the borders of an area in order to increase the number of people within that area who will vote for a particular party or person: The boundary changes were denounced as blatant gerrymandering.Elections gerrymander     /-dər/ US  /-dɚ/ verb [I or T]
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