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 apportioned
So when the blame is apportioned, Abbas and his fellow West Bank leaders have a good deal to answer for.Hamas Bears Lion’s Share of Blame for Israel-Gaza Tensions|Leslie H. Gelb|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then followed the daily Chapter Meeting, when the work of the coming day was apportioned, and the faults of the past day rebuked.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.
It shows marked economy and gives an excellent idea of how the expenses are apportioned.Steam Shovels and Steam Shovel Work|E. A. Hermann
Then the cost of all the works has to be estimated in detail, apportioned into lengths and advertised for execution by contract.The Iron Horse|R.M. Ballantyne
In the British dominions taxes are apportioned, levied, and appropriated by the states assembled in parliament.The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6|Samuel Johnson
This fine domain, lying between Whittier and Los Angeles, was apportioned long before 1899, among the five purchasers.Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913|Harris Newmark