Meaning of “parcel out something” in the English Dictionary


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parcel out something

-l-, -ll-
phrasal verb with parcel verb

to divide something and give it in parts to different people:

More than $13,000 in awards will be parceled out, with $6000 going to the first-prize winner.

(Definition of “parcel out something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)