Associations to the word «Allotment»


ALLOTMENT, noun. The act of allotting; assignment.
ALLOTMENT, noun. That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.
ALLOTMENT, noun. (legal) The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.
ALLOTMENT, noun. (British) A plot of land rented from the council for growing fruit and vegetables.

Dictionary definition

ALLOTMENT, noun. A share set aside for a specific purpose.
ALLOTMENT, noun. 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".

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