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The report notes only a third of respondents “were actively engaged in economic activity at the time of the study, a majority depended on the food rations distributed in the camp.”

Unable to feed themselves, they were dependent on rations promised under treaties with the US—rations that were frequently late or stolen.

When 48-year-old Milan Kumar Jha read about the Narendra Modi government’s “One Nation One Ration” scheme in a newspaper in February, he immediately rushed to the nearest government ration shop.

From Quartz

This is because, until recently, ration beneficiaries in India could only draw grain from the ration shop where they are registered, usually the one closest to their native homes.

From Quartz

In addition to field-tested recipes, the book contains advice on on how to pack and ration supplies, as well as nutrition tips for long-distance hiking.

And when word of that economic debacle spread, the government said it would ration imports of newsprint.

This is the relevant passage: And who will suffer the most when they ration care?

That first couple of weeks, before any contact had been made, they survived on what was meant to be a two-day ration of food.

I had a pleasant little dinner last night on Ration Beef at the General's.

Our ration at this time consisted of raw corn-meal and sorghum molasses, without salt or any provision of utensils for cooking.

She brings breakfast of coffee without milk and an omelette, but we always have our ration of bacon as well.

The general served out a small ration of water and rum, every drop of which was precious.

All summer we have had three calves that came to the orchard fence twice a day to get their ration of skim milk and feeding flour.

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On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ration, such as: allowance, consignment, quota, apportionment, assignment, and bit.

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

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