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verb British English pronunciation: portion /ˈpɔː(r)ʃ(ə)n/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyportion
he/she/itportions
present participleportioning
past tenseportioned
past participleportioned

phrasal verb

portion out

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyportion out
he/she/itportions out
present participleportioning out
past tenseportioned out
past participleportioned out
to divide something among several people

Ministers have to portion out the government's multi-million-pound budget among the regions.

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