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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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