allot

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See also: a lot and alot

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English allotten, from Old French aloter (Modern French allotir). à + lot.

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allot (third-person singular simple present allots, present participle allotting, simple past and past participle allotted)

  1. (transitive) To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot.
  2. (transitive) To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose.
    Each candidate was allotted five minutes to make a presentation in front of the judges.

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈalloh(t)/

Verb[edit]

allot

  1. first-person plural imperative of ii