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Allotment

Allotment

WordNet



noun


(1)   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"
(2)   A share set aside for a specific purpose
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The act of allotting; assignment.
  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 apart for a special use or to a distinct party.
  3. The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.

  1. A plot of land rented from the council for growing fruit and vegetables.