al·lot·ment noun \ə-ˈlät-mənt\
: 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
: something that is allotted; especially chiefly British : a plot of land let to an individual for cultivation
Examples of ALLOTMENT
- 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
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