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English definition of “redistribute”

redistribute

verb [T]   /ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt/
to share money, land, power, etc between people in a different way from before: to redistribute wealth Sharing
redistribution     /ˌriːdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən/ noun [U] the process of redistributing somethingSharing
(Definition of redistribute verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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