Translation of "ration" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk 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。

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