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There were also arguments over which method was best for apportioning seats, as one method tended to put slightly more seats in less populous states and the other put more seats in more populous states.

It’s currently unclear how power will be apportioned between the front and rear motors, or how electronic traction-management solutions will function.

Cast a line for some famous Copper River Salmon, right from camp, at this small but well-apportioned campground near Wrangell-St.

Bogard and other organizers took the rebellion as an opportunity to push the city for a massive investment in health care, education, and employment, and they called for residents themselves to have a say in how it was apportioned.

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Yet in the larger scheme of things, apportioning responsibility for this latest conflagration, and understanding how and why it erupted, misses a more germane point.

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Of course, we need to let the two armies investigate what exactly happened and apportion blame.

Pundits love to apportion blame for partisan hostility equally to both sides.

It takes time—sometimes a very long time—to apportion power among different groups within a nascent political system.

A meeting of chiefs was held to apportion the work and divide the men into parties.

I noticed the manner in which thou didst apportion the pigeons, but said nothing; but the chicken, my dear sir!

But there are no fresh spoils to apportion, and the Over-Lord threatens to take the prize of one of his peers, even of Achilles.

Mrs. Dillingham seemed to know exactly how to apportion the constantly arriving and departing guests.

On sledging journeys it is usual to apportion all food-stuffs in as nearly even halves as possible.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apportion, such as: administer, allocate, allot, distribute, divvy up, and accord.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.