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allotverb [T]

uk   /əˈlɒt/ us   /əˈlɑːt/ -tt-
allotted
adjective uk   /əˈlɒt.ɪd/ us   /əˈlɑː.t̬ɪd/
Did you finish your essay in the allotted time (= the time available)?
(Definition of allot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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allotverb [T]

us   /əˈlɑt/ -tt-
to give a share of something for a particular purpose: The board allotted $5000 to the recreation center.
allotment
noun [C/U] us   /əˈlɑt·mənt/
[U] There are huge differences in the allotment of highway funds around the state.
allotted
adjective [not gradable] us   /əˈlɑt̬·ɪd/
Use only the allotted time.
(Definition of allot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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allotverb [T]

uk   /əˈlɒt/ us   -tt-
to give a share of something to someone or something to use for a particular purpose: allot sth to sb/sth for sth $150,000 has been allotted to the museum for renovations.
(Definition of allot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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