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English definition of “ration”

ration

verb [T]     /ˈræʃən/
to control the supply of something when there is not much of it available , or to limit the amount of a particular thing that someone is allowed to have: ration sth to sth The garage was forced to ration gas to 20 litres per person .ration sb to sth During the war , people were rationed to just 50 grams of meat a week .
rationing noun [U]
(Definition of ration verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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