Meaning of apportionment
Pronunciation: (u-pôr'shun-munt, u-pōr'-), [key]
- the act of apportioning.
- the determination of the number of members of the U.S. House of Representatives according to the proportion of the population of each state to the total population of the U.S.
- the apportioning of members of any other legislative body.
- apportionment (Thesaurus)