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tr.v. al·lot·ted, al·lot·ting, al·lots
1. To parcel out; distribute or apportion: allotting land to homesteaders; allot blame.
2. To assign as a portion; allocate: allotted 20 minutes to each speaker.

[Middle English alotten, from Old French aloter : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + lot, portion (of Germanic origin).]

al·lot′ter n.
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Adj.1.allotted - given as a taskallotted - given as a task; "her allotted chores"
assigned - appointed to a post or duty; "assigned personnel"; "assigned duties"


verb assigned, given, allocated, designated, set aside, earmarked, apportioned Meetings tend to expand to fill their allotted time.
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A two-fold office the gods allotted you, O Shaker of the Earth, to be a tamer of horses and a saviour of ships!
There is also one sort of knowledge proper for a master, another for a slave; the slave's is of the nature of that which was taught by a slave at Syracuse; for he for a stipulated sum instructed the boys in all the business of a household slave, of which there are various sorts to be learnt, as the art of cookery, and other such-like services, of which some are allotted to some, and others to others; some employments being more honourable, others more necessary; according to the proverb, "One slave excels another, one master excels another:" in such-like things the knowledge of a slave consists.
It is a fundamental principle of the proposed Constitution, that as the aggregate number of representatives allotted to the several States is to be determined by a federal rule, founded on the aggregate number of inhabitants, so the right of choosing this allotted number in each State is to be exercised by such part of the inhabitants as the State itself may designate.
Thus will I work out my allotted span, content with the appointments of Fate, my spirit free from care.
He had, withal, the invalid's apathy and did not greatly concern himself about the uncommon fate that had been allotted to him.
Each of these houses has fifteen miles square of land allotted to it, subdivided into small lots, proportioned to the number of Indian converts attached to the mission.
A horse was allotted to each of the six prime hunters, and others were distributed among the voyageurs, a horse for every two, so that they could ride and walk alternately.
must thou say--"I choose your injustice as my allotted portion.
Islamabad -- Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Ansar Aziz while misusing his powers allotted public parks and green belts' contracts to private partners against Supreme Court (SC), High Court (HC) and Capital Development Authority's own by-laws.
According to an FIR lodged by the FIA on Tuesday, during an inquiry it transpired that former deputy director general land Abdul Salam Shah and former deputy director land Asad Ali and some other officers of the CDA had illegally allotted nine plots to the affected people of Moza Sangjani last year.
The Anti-Corruption Circle (ACC) of the FIA during its inquiry found that Land and Estate's (L and E) former deputy director general (DDG) Abdul Salam Shah, deputy director (Land and Rehabilitation L and R) Asad Ali, assistant director (L and R) Asghar Ali, Admin Officer (L and R) Raja Shoaib Mallal, CDA assistant Mubashar Hussain Shah, and dealing assistant (L and R) Khizar Hayyat had allegedly illegally allotted nine plots measuring 30x70 feet in sector I-11/2 to different affectees of moza Sangjani in 2016.
Meanwhile, the meeting also allotted Pakistan Asian Men and Women Throwball Championship 2017, Asian Beach Men and Women Throwball Championship 2016/ 2017 and International Throwball Referee/ Umpire Seminar 2017.