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REALLOCATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reallocation mean? 

REALLOCATION (noun)
  The noun REALLOCATION has 2 senses:

1. a share that has been allocated again
2. a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)

  Familiarity information: REALLOCATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REALLOCATION (noun)


Sense 1reallocation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A share that has been allocated again

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("reallocation" is a kind of...):

allocation; allotment (a share set aside for a specific purpose)


Sense 2reallocation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

reallotment; reapportionment; reallocation

Hypernyms ("reallocation" is a kind of...):

allocation; allotment; apportioning; apportionment; assignation; parceling; parcelling (the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan)

Domain region:

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reallocation"):

reshuffle (a redistribution of something)


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