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Definition 1: the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan - [noun denoting act]

Samples where apportionment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

Synonyms for apportionment in the sense of this definition

(apportionment is a kind of ...) the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning

(... is a kind of apportionment ) the act of providing a subsidy

(... is a kind of apportionment ) a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)

(... is a kind of apportionment ) the act of apportioning or distributing something

"the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"

(... is a kind of apportionment ) the act of rationing

"during the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline"

(... is a kind of apportionment ) the allotment of some amount by dividing something

"death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"

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