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Definition of "maldistribution" [maldistribution]

  • Faulty distribution or apportionment, as of resources, over an area or among a group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "maldistribution" in a sentence
  • "It is not African National Congress policy to nationalise land, but "maldistribution" of land would have to be addressed and there would have to be redistribution, ANC agricultural spokesman Derek Hanekom told the annual congress of the Free"
  • "Pace Max Baucus; this isn't about correcting the "maldistribution" of income."
  • "Another kind of maldistribution is occurring, too."