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redistribute

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishredistributere‧dis‧trib‧ute /ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt/ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 SHAREto give something to each member of a group so that it is divided up in a different way from beforeredistribute income/wealth/resources etc 🔊 a programme to redistribute wealth from the rich to the poor→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
redistributeAnd some wealth is going to get redistributed.The tribute that poured into the temple store-rooms, dedicated variously to deities and sanctuaries, had to be recorded and redistributed.The scramble to redistribute existing resources and clients provides the conditions for the development of schemes such as the duty solicitor.Public policy should redistribute income and subsidise, if not deliver directly, essential services such as education and health.Taxes are a way of redistributing income for the welfare of the whole society.The tax will be collected nationally and the money raised will be redistributed to local authorities.These gifts would then be redistributed to the poor, either individually or collectively.Finally, arrangements are to be created to redistribute wealth in the region.The socialists are committed to redistributing wealth.The optimal tariff increases welfare only marginally, its main effect being to redistribute welfare from farmers to government.redistribute income/wealth/resources etcIncreased real income provides us with an admirable detour around the rancor anciently associated with efforts to redistribute wealth.Public policy should redistribute income and subsidise, if not deliver directly, essential services such as education and health.Other policies that influence savings rates or redistribute income from capital to labour will in general change.The Conservatives' taxation and benefit policies have redistributed income from the poor to the rich.There is a mechanism for redistributing wealth from the rich to the poor.Finally, arrangements are to be created to redistribute wealth in the region.Ethically, it is impossible to redistribute income intentionally in a developing country to see if civil strife erupts.It can be used to focus efforts to redistribute income precisely where they belong: on the poor.
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Verb table
redistribute
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyredistribute
he, she, itredistributes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyredistributed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave redistributed
he, she, ithas redistributed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad redistributed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill redistribute
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have redistributed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam redistributing
he, she, itis redistributing
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you, we, theyare redistributing
Past
I, he, she, itwas redistributing
you, we, theywere redistributing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been redistributing
he, she, ithas been redistributing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been redistributing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be redistributing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been redistributing
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