Translation of "ration" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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rationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈræʃ.ən/ us /ˈræʃ.ən/

a limited amount of something that one person is allowed to have, especially when there is not much of it available

During the war, no one was allowed more than their ration of food, clothing and fuel. 战争期间,所有人得到的食物、衣服和燃料都不得超过其配给量。
rations [ plural ]

the total amount of food that is given to someone to be eaten during a particular activity and in a particular period of time, especially an amount given to soldiers when they are fighting


an amount of something that you would expect to have

We've had more than our ration of problems recently. 最近我们遇到的问题很多,超出我们的能力范围了。

rationverb [ T ]

uk /ˈræʃ.ən/ us /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? 你还记得以前每周配给5加仑汽油的时候吗?
My children would watch television all day long, but I ration it. 要不是我加以限制,孩子们会整天整天地看电视。

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(Translation of “ration” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)