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definition of the word apportion

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Old French apportionner, Late Latin apportionare, from Latin ad + portio. See portion.

Infinitive
to apportion

Third person singular
apportions

Simple past
apportioned

Past participle
apportioned

Present participle
apportioning

to apportion (third-person singular simple present apportions, present participle apportioning, simple past and past participle apportioned)

  1. (transitive) To divide and distribute portions of a whole.
    The controlling party had apportioned the voting districts such that their party would be favored in the next election.
  2. (transitive) Specifically, to do so in a fair and equitable manner; to allocate proportionally.
    The children were required to dump all of their Halloween candy on the table so that their parents could apportion it among them.

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