A regulated allocation of resources among possible users.
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It could be that doctors are rationing health care—refusing to schedule appointments.
Because it has, in the past, been a tool of racism and colonialism, and in the present, is a means of rationing health care.Were Christians Right About Gay Marriage All Along?|Jay Michaelson|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The British and French, who would soon leave, in the meantime, had to impose oil rationing.
And the Republican attacks on the health-care bill are replete with paranoia about rationing and death panels.
In the theoretical model, there is no such thing as unemployment, no such thing as credit rationing.
At present, it is only attached to my command for convenience of rationing and pay.Under Wellington's Command|G. A. Henty
David Cooper gave Elysée brief instructions on rationing water, and the old man limped downstairs as the firing began again.Shaman|Robert Shea
There being no system of rationing, only the well-to-do could buy the dearer necessities of ordinary life.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
Still, it might be a good plan to sack all the servants before rationing comes in, and engage deaf-mutes.The Title|Arnold Bennett
Such hampering restrictions as conscription to fight or work, or rationing, have been removed.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson