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English definition of “ration”


noun [C]    /ˈræʃ·ən, ˈreɪ·ʃən/
a limited amount (of something) that one person is allowed to have, esp . when there is not much of it available : Rations of rice were distributed to the refugees . ration    /ˈræʃ·ən, ˈreɪ·ʃən/ verb [T] Even their clothing is rationed . rationing    /ˈræʃ·ə·nɪŋ, ˈreɪ·ʃə-/ noun [U] food rationing
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