ALLOTMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of allotment for English Language Learners
: 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
ALLOTMENT Defined for Kids
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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