[uh-pawr-shuh n, uh-pohr-]
- to distribute or allocate proportionally; divide and assign according to some rule of proportional distribution: to apportion expenses among the three men.
Origin of apportion
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- (tr) to divide, distribute, or assign appropriate shares of; allot proportionallyto apportion the blame
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