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al·lot·ment

 (ə-lŏt′mənt)
n.
1. The act of allotting: initiated the allotment of ration coupons.
2. Something allotted: a monthly allotment of food stamps.

allotment

(əˈlɒtmənt)
n
1. the act of allotting; apportionment
2. a portion or amount allotted
3. Brit a small piece of usually public land rented by an individual for cultivation

al•lot•ment

(əˈlɒt mənt)

n.
1. the act of allotting.
2. a portion or thing allotted; a share granted.
[1565–75]

allotment

The temporary change of assignment of tactical air forces between subordinate commands. The authority to allot is vested in the commander having combatant command (command authority). See also combatant command (command authority).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allotment - a share set aside for a specific purposeallotment - a share set aside for a specific purpose
share, percentage, portion, part - assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
reallocation - a share that has been allocated again
quota - a proportional share assigned to each participant
2.allotment - the act of distributing by allotting or apportioningallotment - the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
grant, subsidisation, subsidization - the act of providing a subsidy
distribution - the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
reallotment, reapportionment, reallocation - a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
deal - the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
rationing - the act of rationing; "during the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline"
parcel, portion, share - the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"

allotment

noun
1. plot, patch, tract, kitchen garden He was just back from a hard morning's toil on his allotment.
2. assignment, share, measure, grant, allowance, portion, quota, lot, ration, allocation, stint, appropriation, stipend, apportionment His meagre allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.

allotment

noun
That which is allotted:
Informal: cut.
Slang: divvy.
Translations
parcelapřidělený pozemek
kolonihave
allotissementcontingentparcelle
zártkert
úthlutun, skammtur
pridelený pozemok
kiralanan sebze bahçeciği

allotment

[əˈlɒtmənt] N
1. (= distribution) → reparto m, distribución f
2. (= quota) → asignación f, cuota f
3. (Brit) (= land) → parcela f

allotment

[əˈlɒtmənt] n
(= share) → part f
(= plot of land) → jardin m ouvrierall-out [ˌɔːlˈaʊt] adj [attack, assault, offensive] → général(e); [effort] → total(e)
all-out strike → grève f générale
all-out war → guerre f totaleall out adv
to go all out (physically)y aller à fond
to go all out for to do sth → se donner à fond pour faire qch
to go all out for sth → se donner à fond pour qch

allotment

n
(= allocation)Zuteilung f, → Zuweisung f; (of time)Vorsehen nt; (of money)Bestimmung f; (= amount of money allotted)Zuwendung f
(Brit: = plot of ground) → Schrebergarten m

allotment

[əˈlɒtmənt] n (Brit) (land) → piccolo lotto di terreno (dato in affitto per coltivazioni ad uso familiare); (share) → spartizione f

allot

(əˈlot) past tense, past participle alˈlotted verb
to give (each person) a fixed share of or place in (something). They have allotted all the money to the various people who applied.
alˈlotment noun
a small part of a larger piece of public ground rented to a person to grow vegetables etc.
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