Significado de “ration” - Diccionario inglés

ration en inglés británico

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rationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈræʃ.ən/ us /ˈræʃ.ən/

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.

rationverb [ T ]

uk /ˈræʃ.ən/ us /ˈræʃ.ən/

(Definición de ration de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

ration en inglés americano

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rationnoun [ C ]

us /ˈræʃ·ən, ˈreɪ·ʃən/

a limited amount (of something) that one person is allowed to have, esp. when there is not much of it available:

Rations of rice were distributed to the refugees.
ration
verb [ T ] us /ˈræʃ·ən, ˈreɪ·ʃən/

Even their clothing is rationed.
rationing
noun [ U ] us /ˈræʃ·ə·nɪŋ, ˈreɪ·ʃə-/

food rationing

(Definición de ration de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

ration en inglés de negocios

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rationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈræʃən/ us

a limited amount of something that you are allowed to have when there is not much of it available:

Each family has to make do with a weekly ration of gas.
With ranchers reducing their herds because of high-priced grain rations, some see retail beef prices jumping more than 10% next year.

rationverb [ T ]

uk /ˈræʃən/ us

to control the supply of something when there is not much of it available, or to limit the amount of a particular thing that someone is allowed to have:

ration sth to sth The garage was forced to ration gas to 20 litres per person.
ration sb to sth During the war, people were rationed to just 50 grams of meat a week.
rationing
noun [ U ]

the rationing of credit during the credit crunch

Frases verbales

(Definición de ration de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)