redistribution

(noun) The transfer of goods or services between people and groups to a central authority for allocation.

Example: A potlatch, which is a ceremonial feast where large amounts of gifts are given by a host to guests or property is destroyed to display the host’s superior wealth sometimes to the host’s own detriment.

Audio Pronunciation: (re·dis·tri·bu·tion)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: redistributions

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