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apportion

verb [T] uk   /əˈpɔː.ʃən/ us    /-ˈpɔːr-/ formal
to give or share out something, 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.
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