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Noun: apportioning  u'por-shu-ning
  1. The act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    - allotment, apportionment, allocation, parceling [US], parcelling, assignation
Verb: apportion  u'por-shun
  1. Distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
    "I am apportioning a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis";
    - allocate
  2. Give out as one's portion or share
    - share, divvy up, portion out, deal, divvy

Type of: allot, assign, distribute, distribution, give out, hand out, pass out, portion

Encyclopedia: Apportion