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1 a sum of money allotted for a specific use by official or formal action
  • the library budget was reduced, while allotments for city officials' travel expenses were increased

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2 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
  • every kindergartner received colored paper, scissors, and an allotment of paste to make paper chains

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3 the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group
  • the allotment of exhibition space at the annual trade show is always fraught with politics and infighting

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“Allotments.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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