apportionment

[ uh-pawr-shuh n-muh nt, uh-pohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF apportionment

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I knew there would be no trouble in collecting this city's apportionment.

There was also some difficulty over the apportionment of the debt.

(b) Changes in the apportionment of the target among the subdivisions.

The apportionment seems to have had the characteristics of ribbon cake.

At times this apportionment is correct, and at other times not.

See Schuyler i, 286 on the apportionment of water to Samarkand and Bukhr.

It is the apportionment of 1820, formed on a population of ten millions.

The present apportionment is one committeeman for every fifteen votes.

What is the principle of apportionment of the members of each house?

What do you think of the wisdom of the compromise as to apportionment?

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from apportion + -ment. Perhaps influenced by French apportionnement.

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