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Gerrymander

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Noun

1. gerrymander

an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)

Verb

1. gerrymander

divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts


1. gerrymander

an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)


1. gerrymander

divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts

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Gerrymander

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verb
1. 
to divide the constituencies of (a voting area) so as to give one party an unfair advantage
2. 
to manipulate or adapt to one's advantage
noun
3. 
an act or result of gerrymandering

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Gerrymander

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verb transitive
1. 
to divide (a voting area) so as to give one political party a majority in as many districts as possible or weaken the voting strength of an ethnic or racial group, urban population, etc.
2. 
to manipulate unfairly so as to gain advantage
verb intransitive
3. 
to engage in gerrymandering
noun
4. 
a redistricting of voting districts to the advantage of one party or disadvantage of a group, region, etc.

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Gerrymander

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tr.v. ger·ry·man·dered, ger·ry·man·der·ing, ger·ry·man·ders
To divide (a geographic area) into voting districts in a way that gives one party an unfair advantage in elections.
n.
1. The act, process, or an instance of gerrymandering.
2. A district or configuration of districts whose boundaries are very irregular due to gerrymandering.

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