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1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
2. rations Food issued or available to members of a group.
tr.v. ra·tioned, ra·tion·ing, ra·tions
1. To supply with rations.
a. To distribute as rations: rationed out flour and sugar.
b. To restrict to limited allotments, as during wartime: ration gasoline. See Synonyms at distribute.
[French, from Latin ratiō, ratiōn-, calculation; see ratio.]
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(Social Welfare) the process of restricting consumption of certain commodities
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|Noun||1.||rationing - the act of rationing; "during the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline"|
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noun restriction, control, regulation, limitation The municipal authorities here are preparing for food rationing.
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rationing[ˈræʃnɪŋ] N → racionamiento m
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rationing[ˈræʃənɪŋ] n → rationnement mrat pack n (British) → journalistes mpl de la presse à sensationrat poison n → mort-aux-rats f invrat race n → foire f d'empoigne
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rationing[ˈræʃnɪŋ] n → razionamento
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