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English definition of “ration”

ration

verb [T]     /ˈræʃ.ən/
to limit the amount of a particular thing that someone is allowed to have: Do you remember when petrol was rationed to five gallons a week ? My children would watch television all day long , but I ration it.Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
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