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verb as in assign; give portion

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For starters, people aren’t leaving their homes as much — and for that reason, the money they’ve allotted to electronics purchases has gone toward things like PCs, as they’ve shifted to a remote work set-up.

Some Pfizer vials, which are typically filled with five doses of the vaccine, hold more than the allotted amount, the FDA said via Twitter on December 16.

In court, Sherrick has accused Page of using visits to doctors and hospitals as an excuse to keep the boys longer than her allotted parenting time.

In a bid to ensure geographical diversity, a certain number of seats will be allotted to every middle school in Fairfax County, to be filled by eighth-graders at that school who meet criteria.

Out of 130 Football Bowl Subdivision teams, 111 didn’t even make it halfway through their 14 allotted spring practices, and 40 percent, including bluebloods Alabama and Texas, didn’t get in even one spring practice.

In 2013, Taiwan passed an amendment to its Gender Equality Act allotting women three paid days of menstrual leave each year.

The principle of equal electorates is recognized in the Commonwealth Bill by the rules for allotting representation to the States.

Tribal ownership of the land becomes more firmly established, as does also the custom of allotting a particular share to the clan.

The regulating and allotting of cabins to each particular officer was first established.

The cutting up of the deer and allotting of the various portions was technically known as the "breaking" of the deer.

An important function of the town meeting was in allotting land.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allotting, such as: appoint, earmark, apportion, distribute, appropriate, and allocate.

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