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allotment

noun [U or C] (SHARE)    /əˈlɒt.mənt/ US  /-ˈlɑːt-/
the process of sharing something, or the amount that you get: The allotment of the company's shares to its employees is still to be decided. We have used up this year's allotment of funds.Sharing
(Definition of allotment noun (SHARE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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