apportionment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (politics)
a. la distribución de los representantes
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
How the Supreme Court rules regarding the census will have a significant impact on apportionment.El dictamen de la Corte Suprema con respecto al censo tendrá un impacto importante en la distribución de los representantes.
2. (general)
a. la distribución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The apportionment of state resources has hardly been what I would call equitable.La distribución de los recursos del gobierno estatal no ha sido equitativo que digamos.
b. el reparto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The apportionment of the estate must be carried out in accordance with Mr. Landow's will.El reparto del patrimonio debe llevarse a cabo de acuerdo con el testamento del señor Landow.
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apportionment [əˈpɔːʃənmənt]
noun
1 [of resources etc] reparto (m); distribución (f)
...a better apportionment of the product to the workers Those who have paid their losses silently and honourably have not been fairly treated in the apportionment of available funds If the financial community is to learn anything from this sorry saga it will have to come up with something a little more substantial than a wringing of hands and arbitrary apportionment of blame Harrison's film about Hiroshima was concerned less with the apportionment of blame than with the nature of the city now
2 (US) (Pol) delimitación (f) de distritos or condados
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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