the act of
a portion or thing
; a share granted.
(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.
a plot of land rented to a gardener.
measure, lot, ration.
the act of allotting; apportionment
a portion or amount allotted
) a small piece of usually public land rented by an individual for cultivation
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Pronghorns habitat is primarily in the north portion of the allotment.
Many of this lost of applicants had received gratuities under the old act, and return now to increase their allotment hers.
Sector members create a business plan that makes clear how the allotment will be divided and how, when and where they will fish.
Wheat and soy prices increase when corn prices are high, since their acreage allotment is replaced by corn.
Sector allotment is based on past catches and where they were.
The region is so dry that it receives more moisture from ocean fog than from its meager allotment of annual rainfall.
The cotton allotment program pays farmers not to grow cotton.
Families on welfare receive an additional allotment for rent.
Actually, the orchestral execution seemed to improve from piece to piece, which may reflect the allotment of rehearsal time.
The school also reconfirmed the allotment of the teaching positions.
The increased allotment will not necessarily go into the equity market.
Everyone gets a basic allotment and too bad about energy-gobbling, non-essential toys for the rich.
The operations will be conducted as fixed rate tender procedures with full allotment.
Ask about the audience, the time allotment, and the search committee's expectations.
But even this has proved perversely economical, since the program won't draw its full allotment.
Most teams need nearly the full twelve-hour allotment to complete the course.
In the past some had sold their allotment land for a hundred pound weight of flour.
While projecting the rest of the games, some conferences may not be able to fulfill their allotment.
Groups that are floundering can see their allotment cut back.
The public editor's columns and blog posts will not count toward your allotment.
It may say much more about his genetic allotment or early rearing than his resolve.
But the new tires are so sensitive, and the drivers have a specific allotment each race, and they need to preserve them.
Allotment is not located within a desert wildlife management area or critical habitat unit.
The allotment provides yearlong deer habitat throughout and summer season key habitat in the northeast part.