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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.
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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)?
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allotverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈlɒt/ (-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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