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English definition of “allot”

allot

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