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parcel sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with parcel   /ˈpɑː.səl/ us    /ˈpɑːr-/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to divide something and give the separate parts to different people: The bigger farms were parcelled out after the revolution in 1973. She parcelled out the gifts to the other children.Separating and dividingGiving, providing and supplying
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