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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apportion  \Ap*por"tion\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Apportioned};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Apportioning}.]  [OF.  apportionner  LL 
  apportionare  fr  L.  ad  +  portio.  See  {Portion}.] 
  To  divide  and  assign  in  just  proportion;  to  divide  and 
  distribute  proportionally;  to  portion  out  to  allot;  as  to 
  apportion  undivided  rights;  to  apportion  time  among  various 
  employments. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apportioning 
  n  :  the  act  of  distributing  by  allotting  or  apportioning;  "the 
  apportionment  of  seats  in  the  House  of  Representatives  is 
  based  on  the  relative  populaton  of  each  state"  [syn:  {allotment}, 
  {apportionment},  {allocation},  {parceling},  {parcelling}] 




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