reallotment

allotment

[uh-lot-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of allotting.
2.
a portion or thing allotted; a share granted.
3.
(in U.S. military use) the portion of pay that an officer or enlisted person authorizes to be paid directly to another person, as a dependent, or an institution, as an insurance company.
4.
British. a plot of land rented to a gardener.

Origin:
1565–75; allot + -ment; compare French allotement

misallotment, noun
nonallotment, noun
proallotment, adjective
reallotment, noun


2. measure, lot, ration.
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allotment (əˈlɒtmənt)
 
n
1.  the act of allotting; apportionment
2.  a portion or amount allotted
3.  (Brit) a small piece of usually public land rented by an individual for cultivation

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allotment
1570s, from Fr. allotment, from aloter (see allot).
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