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addaword.gifdefinition of predistribution

noun
the idea that the state should act to prevent inequalities in scociety from occurring rather than trying to deal with them once they have occurred
A big increase in the minimum wage would be a kind of predistribution.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/09/2012 13:45:00
Definition of predistribution from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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