Meaning of “redistribute” in the English Dictionary

"redistribute" in British English

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redistributeverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriː.dɪˈstrɪb.juːt/ us /ˌriː.dɪˈstrɪb.juːt/

(Definition of “redistribute” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"redistribute" in Business English

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redistributeverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt/ us ECONOMICS, POLITICS

to share something out differently from before, especially in a fairer way:

Some people are in favour of redistributing income to the poor, even at the expense of tax rises.
The minimum wage was never meant to be a measure for redistributing wealth.
redistribute power/resources The commission has its own projects to redistribute power between bosses and their boards.

(Definition of “redistribute” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)