allotment

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun the process of sharing out something, especially money between various departments, projects or people
  • noun the act of giving shares in a new company to people who have applied for them

Agriculture

  • noun a small area of land, owned by a municipality, which is let to a person called an allotment-holder for the cultivation and production of vegetables and fruit for the consumption of the holder and his or her family

Travel

  • noun the act of allocating hotel rooms to tour operators
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