• Pronunciation of allotment: AH0 L AA1 T M AH0 N T (ə'lɑtmənt)

  • Number of syllables of allotment: 3

  • Pronunciation Video of allotment

  • Definition of allotment

    • (n): the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"  
    • (n): a share set aside for a specific purpose  
  • Examples of allotment

    • During the interwar years the number of allotment gardens grew rapidly.  
    • The old system had consisted of the allotment regiments and enlisted troops.  
    • The till plains make up the central allotment of Indiana.  
    • The funding came from the budgetary allotment of the organization.  
    • Only during the Crimean War was the allotment system reintroduced.  
    • It was in the tribal territorial allotment of the tribe of Gad.  
    • The next period was the Allotment Era.  
    • It was in the tribal territorial allotment.  
    • The first allotment gardens in the Netherlands were founded.  
    • He organised their hiding in the cottages in the allotment clubs in his parish.  

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