Allotment is the portion or share of something. (noun)

  1. An example of an allotment is the specific amount of time a teacher gives their students to take a test.
  2. An example of allotment is the portion of a military person's pay which is deducted for insurance.

Allotment refers to something that has been given out in portions. (noun)

An example of an allotment is when a government leases out portions of land to individuals for farming.

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