allotment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French alotement, (French allotement).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

allotment (countable and uncountable, plural allotments)

  1. The act of allotting; assignment.
  2. That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed;
  3. (law) The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.
  4. (Britain) A plot of land rented from the council for growing fruit and vegetables.

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