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English definition of “ration sth out”

ration sth out

phrasal verb with ration     /ˈræʃən/ verb [T]
to give something to a person or group of people in small amounts , because not much is available , or to divide something between a group of people : The available money was rationed out among the applicants for grants .
(Definition of ration sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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