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English definition of “apportion”

apportion

verb [T]     /əˈpɔː.ʃən/ US  /-ˈpɔːr-/ formal
to give or share out, especially blame or money among several people or things: When we know how much is profit , then we can apportion the money among/between us. The investigation into the air crash would inevitably apportion blame to certain members of the crew .Sharing
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