allotment

  • 1Allotment — may refer to: * Allotment (gardening), in the United Kingdom, a small area of land, let out at a nominal yearly rent by local government or independent allotment associations, for individuals to grow their own food. * Allotment (financial), a… …

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  • 2allotment — I noun adsignatio, allocation, annuity, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, assignment, assignment by share, designation, dispensation, disposal, disposition, distribution, distribution by lot, dole, ordering, partition,… …

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  • 3Allotment — Al*lot ment, n. [Cf. OF. alotement, F. allotement.] 1. The act of allotting; assignment. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Allotment — 1) выделение 2) распределение 3) разверстка 4) часть, доля Словарь бизнес терминов. Академик.ру. 2001 …

    Словарь бизнес-терминов

  • 5allotment — (n.) 1570s, action of allotting, from M.Fr. allotement, from O.Fr. aloter (see ALLOT (Cf. allot)). Or else a native formation from allot + ment. Meaning portion assigned to someone or some purpose is from 1670s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6allotment — [n] portion assigned or given allocation, allowance, apportionment, appropriation, bite, chunk, cut, cut of pie*, end, grant, lot, measure, part, piece, piece of the action*, quota,rake off*, ration, share, slice, split, stint*; concept 835 …

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  • 7allotment — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a plot of land rented by an individual from a local authority, for growing vegetables or flowers. 2) the action of allotting. 3) an amount of something allotted …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8allotment — [ə lät′mənt] n. 1. an allotting or being allotted 2. a thing allotted; portion; share 3. Brit. a small plot of public land rented to an individual for growing vegetables or flowers 4. Mil. a portion of one s pay regularly deducted, as for one s… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9allotment — A share or portion; that which is allotted; apportionment; division; the distribution of shares in a public undertaking or corporation. Partition; the distribution of land under an inclosure act. The term ordinarily and commonly used to describe… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10allotment — A share or portion; that which is allotted; apportionment; division; the distribution of shares in a public undertaking or corporation. Partition; the distribution of land under an inclosure act. The term ordinarily and commonly used to describe… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11allotment — The number of securities assigned to each of the participants in an underwriting syndicate. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * allotment al‧lot‧ment [əˈlɒtmənt ǁ əˈlɑːt ] noun [countable] 1. an amount or share of something such as money or time …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12allotment — UK [əˈlɒtmənt] / US [əˈlɑtmənt] noun Word forms allotment : singular allotment plural allotments 1) [countable] British a small piece of land in a town that you can rent and use for growing vegetables 2) a) [uncountable] the process of deciding… …

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  • 13allotment — al|lot|ment [əˈlɔtmənt US əˈla:t ] n 1.) [U and C] an amount or share of something such as money or time that is given to someone or something, or the process of doing this ▪ The budget allotment for each county is below what is needed. allotment …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14allotment — [[t]əlɒ̱tmənt[/t]] allotments 1) N COUNT In Britain, an allotment is a small area of land in a town which a person rents to grow plants and vegetables on. Syn: plot 2) N COUNT: oft N of n An allotment of something is a share or amount of it that… …

    English dictionary

  • 15allotment — /ə lɒtmənt/ noun 1. the process of sharing out something, especially money between various departments, projects or people ● The allotment of funds to each project is the responsibility of the finance director. 2. the act of giving shares in a… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 16allotment — al|lot|ment [ ə latmənt ] noun 1. ) uncount the process of deciding to give someone part of an amount of something, especially money or time: the allotment of shares to employees a ) count part of an amount of something that is given to someone:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English