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gerrymander

ger·ry·man·der

gerrymander

 
pronunciation:
je ri maen dr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: noun
definition: the manipulation, or the result of the manipulation, of the boundaries of election districts so as to favor a particular political party.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gerrymandered, gerrymandering, gerrymanders
definition: to draw the boundaries of election districts of (a city, region, or the like) so as to favour a particular political party or other group.
The politicians gerrymandered the city so that their party was ensured of remaining in power.
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