Focus on the pronunciation of allotment
English definition of “allotment”
/əˈlɒtmənt/ noun [C or U]
› the process of sharing something, or the amount or share of something that someone or something is given: The trade body labeled as illegal last year's allotment of $3.2 billion in cotton subsidies.
› STOCK MARKET the amount of shares that someone is given when new shares are being made available: an allotment of 200 bonus shares → See also letter of allotment