Definition of repartition in English:



[with object]
  • Partition or divide (something) again.

    • ‘The repartitions of spacer size for direct and inverted repeats reveal that CDRs are overrepresented as compared with close inverted repeats.’
    • ‘Among the peasantry, household property included tools, clothes, and domestic items, while arable, pasture, and forest lands were held in common by the village and regularly repartitioned to provide adequate land for each family.’
    • ‘The histologic repartition of the invasive carcinomas were as follows: 10 squamous cell, 9 adenocarcinomas, 5 large cell carcinomas, and 6 non-small cell carcinomas.’
    • ‘Taking a negative approach means unionists jumping on the nearest boat to Scotland or calling for the repartition of Northern Ireland and cramming Northern Protestants into a two-county Northern Ireland based in Antrim and Down.’
    • ‘The configurations try to cover the range of possible repartitions of QTL positions.’
    • ‘This was explicitly the case when it came to their notorious civil service memoranda on the repartition of Ulster and their ‘doomsday’ contingency plans in case of a total dissolution of law and order.’
    • ‘There is no obvious reason to expect economic agents to act like colliding molecules, and indeed the random repartitioning of kinetic energy is a fairly strange template for mercantile transactions.’
    • ‘It allows you to make the drive bootable, and you can also repartition the disk here, although any data resident at the time will be lost.’
    • ‘While some company policies will require the IT department to repartition a drive, it's comforting to realize that even non-technical users can repartition a drives should that become necessary.’
    • ‘The viability of repartition is open to question, yet it is a significant development from organizations with deep-rooted beliefs in the territorial sovereignty of the province.’
    • ‘Neither did they appreciate the peasants' practice of offsetting land fragmentation through repartition and private land exchanges.’
    • ‘The shoots were removed at the stem base and partially dried for 2-4 min in a microwave oven at 750 W to minimize the repartitioning of nutrients.’
    • ‘The email gave explicit, step by step instructions on how to reformat and repartition a hard drive using a series of Boot disks and DOS based commands.’
    • ‘He was a technological wiz, and several times helped me erase my hard drive and repartition it when I managed to screw it up again.’
    • ‘Furthermore, they provide representations of the spatial distribution of the molecules during the reaction, allowing direct imaging of the molecule repartition on the lattice.’
    • ‘In such a case indeed, application of electrical fields of magnitudes similar to those applied here would lead to repartition of ions and charged species that ultimately contribute to the overall potential across the membrane.’
    • ‘The repartition in sectors is as follows: 73 percent in services, 25 percent in industry, and 2 percent in agriculture.’
    • ‘It has also been suggested that repartitioning of body resources may also conversely influence the endogenous hormonal environment.’
    • ‘The repartition of the two dyes in the final image corresponds with the expected one and the time constants retrieved are in good agreement with literature values.’
    • ‘This decrease could be due either to self-quenching of the probe within the monolayer, or to repartitioning of the probe into the disks.’


mass noun
  • The action or state of dividing or being divided into parts again.