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redistribute

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt/ 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.
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