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allotment

noun
     
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al‧lot‧ment
1 [uncountable and countable] an amount or share of something such as money or time that is given to someone or something, or the process of doing this:
The budget allotment for each county is below what is needed.
allotment of
the allotment of shares in the company
2 [countable] British EnglishDLG a small area of land that people can rent for growing vegetables

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