Simple Definition of allotment
: an amount of something given to someone to use or have
: the act of allotting something
: a small area of land that a person can rent to use as a garden
Examples of allotment in a sentence
He complained that the 15-minute time allotment was too short.
The allotment of a full page in the newspaper to each candidate is more than fair.
fresh tomatoes from my allotment
First Known Use of allotment
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Definition of allotment for Students
1 : the act of giving out as a share or portion <Her allotment of five minutes for a turn was fair.>
2 : an amount of something that is given out as a share or portion <You get a large allotment of crayons.>
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