verb (used with object)
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Origin of apportion
OTHER WORDS FROM apportionap·por·tion·a·ble, adjectiveap·por·tion·er, nounnon·ap·por·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·ap·por·tioned, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for apportion
Two of those slots were apportioned to Europe and Turkey collectively, and two to Brazil, drawing the ire of some fans who pointed to Europe and Turkey’s larger audience and competitive scene as justification for more slots.With Iceland event nearing, Riot thinking about ‘Valorant’ co-streaming, regional slots, match-fixing inquiry|Mikhail Klimentov|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
British health officials say that it’s the best way to apportion a limited number of doses and contain a deadly wave of contagion that has pushed the country into a series of extended lockdowns and has overwhelmed hospitals in the past month.The U.K. is delaying the second dose of COVID vaccines to 12 weeks. Is that even safe?|Katherine Dunn|January 12, 2021|Fortune
All of this makes apportioning blame and properly accounting for success pretty difficult.Are Defensive Play-Callers Consistent Enough To Be Exploitable?|Josh Hermsmeyer|December 24, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Of course, we need to let the two armies investigate what exactly happened and apportion blame.America's Pakistan Mess Gets Worse With Alleged NATO Strike|Bruce Riedel|November 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Pundits love to apportion blame for partisan hostility equally to both sides.
It takes time—sometimes a very long time—to apportion power among different groups within a nascent political system.
A meeting of chiefs was held to apportion the work and divide the men into parties.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
I noticed the manner in which thou didst apportion the pigeons, but said nothing; but the chicken, my dear sir!
But there are no fresh spoils to apportion, and the Over-Lord threatens to take the prize of one of his peers, even of Achilles.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
Mrs. Dillingham seemed to know exactly how to apportion the constantly arriving and departing guests.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
On sledging journeys it is usual to apportion all food-stuffs in as nearly even halves as possible.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson