jerrymander

jerrymander
(britisk) segerrymander

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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  • jerrymander — var. of GERRYMANDER. * * * jerrymander erron. form of gerrymander …   Useful english dictionary

  • jerrymander — v. divide a voting district in a discriminatory manner (for the benefit of a particular candidate); falsify; distort, pervert …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jerrymander — verb Brit. variant spelling of gerrymander …   English new terms dictionary

  • Gerrymandering — Jerrymander redirects here. Jerrymander may also refer to the arachnid known as Solifugae. For the 2010 documentary film, see Gerrymandering (film). Part of the Politics series …   Wikipedia

  • gerrymander — [ dʒɛrɪˌmandə] (Brit. also jerrymander) verb [often as noun gerrymandering] manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favour one party or class. Derivatives gerrymanderer noun Origin C19: from the name of Governor Elbridge …   English new terms dictionary

  • gerrymander — v. & n. (also jerrymander) v.tr. 1 manipulate the boundaries of (a constituency etc.) so as to give undue influence to some party or class. 2 manipulate (a situation etc.) to gain advantage. n. this practice. Derivatives: gerrymanderer n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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