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ration

noun [C] uk   /ˈræʃ.ən/ us  
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.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.

ration

verb [T] uk   /ˈræʃ.ən/ us  
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? My children would watch television all day long, but I ration it.
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(Definition of ration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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