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A share of something

moiety

noun

one of two parts of something

share

noun

a part of a total number or amount of something that is divided between several people or things

proportion

noun

a quantity of something that is a part or share of the whole

portion

noun

a part of an amount or total

allocation

noun

an amount or share of something that is given to someone or used for a particular purpose

allotment

noun

part of an amount of something that is given to someone

slice

noun

a part or share of something

share

noun

a part of the total amount of work or responsibility of several people

the cake

noun

used for talking about something that must be shared among several people or organizations, especially an amount of money

the lion’s share

the largest part of something

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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