preportion

verb
pre·​por·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˈpȯr-shən \
variants: or pre-portion
preportioned or pre-portioned; preportioning or pre-portioning

Definition of preportion

transitive verb

: to divide (something, such as food) into portions in advance preportioning snacks to prevent overeating

First Known Use of preportion

1904, in the meaning defined above

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