assigned as a portion to some person or group or for some purpose:The allotted time for this task is 25 minutes.
divided or distributed by share or portion; parceled out:Many students have complained about the poorly allotted parking spaces at the university.
the simple past tense and past participle of allot.
- un·al·lot·ted, adjective
- well-al·lot·ted, adjective
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How to use allotted in a sentence
Cisco is soon launching a feature meant to guarantee that everyone in a meeting feels they can participate, by allotting each participant time to speak in which the others are muted.The pandemic was great for Zoom. What happens when there’s a vaccine? | Rani Molla | December 4, 2020 | Vox
No one wants to spend a precious chunk of an allotted Zoom call figuring out why your aunt and uncle can’t connect.The Zoom-fatigued person’s guide to connecting virtually on Thanksgiving | Tanya Basu | November 24, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
In March, Congress allotted $454 billion to the Treasury Department to support the central bank’s emergency lending programs, including those for struggling businesses and local governments.Treasury Secretary Mnuchin cuts off several Federal Reserve emergency aid programs, sparking unusual rebuke from Fed | Rachel Siegel, Jeff Stein | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Even if the new teacher can see the student’s prior grade, they will likely have discretion over what percentage to allot to homework, versus quizzes and tests.‘One More Hugely Disruptive Thing’: Teachers to Leave Mid-Year Under Retirement Deal | Ashly McGlone | November 5, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
This is shared dynamically amongst family members, so there’s no way to allot a certain amount of storage to a particular person.Cloud storage is cheaper when you know how to share it | David Nield | November 3, 2020 | Popular-Science
[Laughs] Firth: Oh God… And with that, the interview was abruptly ended halfway into my allotted time by the publicist.Emma Stone and Colin Firth on Woody Allen, Shrinkage, and Live-Texting ‘Bridget Jones’ | Marlow Stern | July 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They try to scare you straight, and more money needs to be allotted to educate people about HIV/AIDS.Taylor Kitsch on ‘The Normal Heart,’ Homophobic Right-Wingers, and Gays in the Military | Marlow Stern | May 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
How much longer they work beyond their allotted 30 days is now a matter of unpredictable chance.If They Are Ever Found, Flight 370’s Black Boxes Should Go to the U.S. | Clive Irving | April 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
However one Maori king has refused to meet the royals saying the 45-minute window he was allotted was not sufficiently respectful.Kate, William and George’s Tour of Australasia, Key Dates | Tom Sykes | March 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thirteen percent of South African land was allotted to black citizens during apartheid.Reel Numbers: The Golden Globe Nominees Are… (Video) | The Daily Beast Video | January 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each has his "natural liberty," and each in his degree, great or small, receives his allotted reward.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Certain hours are allotted to the ladies' classes, and special terms are made for young men and schoolboys.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
We had the satisfaction of accomplishing the task in the allotted time, which not every company was able to do.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Here watches were put up for redemption, disappearing after they had hung their allotted time.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
In a purely military camp the soldiers live and sleep in an area of open ground allotted for their sole use.