ration sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ration sth out" in British English

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ration sth out

phrasal verb with ration uk   us   /ˈræʃ.ən/ verb [T]
to ​divide something between a ​group of ​people so that each ​person gets a ​smallamount: Ann ​rationed out the ​cake between the ​children.
(Definition of ration sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ration sth out" in Business English

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ration sth out

phrasal verb with ration uk   us   /ˈræʃən/ verb [T]
to give something to a ​person or ​group of ​people in ​smallamounts, because not much is ​available, or to ​divide something between a ​group of ​people: The ​availablemoney was ​rationed out among the ​applicants for ​grants.
(Definition of ration sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ration sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(有限的东西)分给, 均分(少量的东西)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(有限的東西)分給, 均分(少量的東西)…
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