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English definition of “allot”

allot

verb [T]    /əˈlɑt/ (-tt-)
to give a share of something for a particular purpose: The board allotted $5000 to the recreation center. allotment    /əˈlɑt·mənt/ noun [C/U] [U] There are huge differences in the allotment of highway funds around the state. allotted    /əˈlɑt̬·ɪd/ adjective [not gradable] Use only the allotted time.
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