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apportion

verb

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1 to give as a share or portion
  • apportioned the profits according to years of service with the company

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2 to give out (something) to appropriate individuals
  • apportioned the grant money to the winners of the competition

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The first known use of apportion was in the 15th century

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“Apportion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apportion. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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