Meaning of redistribution

re•dis•tri•bu•tion

Pronunciation: (rē"dis-tru-by'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a distribution performed again or anew.
  2. the theory, policy, or practice of lessening or reducing inequalities in income through such measures as progressive income taxation and antipoverty programs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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