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noun     ration pronunciation in British English
/ˈræʃ(ə)n/
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singularration
pluralrations
  1. 1
    [countable] a limited amount of something, especially food, that you are allowed to have, for example when there is not much available or when someone else is controlling it
  2. 2

    rations

    [plural] amounts of food that are provided for people who do not have enough or for people such as soldiers
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