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noun allotment pronunciation in British English /əˈlɒtmənt/
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singularallotment
pluralallotments
  1. 2
    [uncountable] the process of deciding to give someone part of an amount of something, especially money or time
    the allotment of shares to employees
    1. a.
      [countable] part of an amount of something that is given to someone
      an allotment of tickets
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