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ration out

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyration out
he/she/itrations out
present participlerationing out
past tenserationed out
past participlerationed out
  1. to divide something among people so that each one gets a small amount

    With only one PC in the classroom, the teacher has to ration out computer time.

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