allotted

[ UK /ɐlˈɒtɪd/ ]
[ US /əˈɫɑtɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. given as a task
    her allotted chores
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How To Use allotted In A Sentence

  • A copyreader might not find it perfect, for the assault is allotted too much space and the pursuit too little, but it tells the story in its baldest aspect. Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence A Manual for Reporters, Correspondents, and Students of Newspaper Writing
  • Each Land was allotted one representative per 750,000 of population with an additional member for each remainder over 200,000.
  • Dame Gourlay, with two of her contemporaries, the same who assisted at Alice's late-wake, seated apart upon a flat monument, or "through-stane," sate enviously comparing the shares which had been allotted to them in dividing the dole. The Bride of Lammermoor
  • The plot is thus: Madame Fate, a mysterious fortune teller, has foreseen her own death through her crystal ball with only 24 hours before the allotted hour.
  • Much of the human population there lacks the essentials, so of course homeless dogs and cats are allotted next to nothing.
  • After Ojibwa families took their allotments, unallotted land on reservations was then sold to the public.
  • The government too had to be blamed as a portion of the lake was allotted for sale.
  • I was warned that senators - as is politicians' wont everywhere - like to speak for most of their allotted time, leaving only a small gap for an answer.
  • Our allotted hour has long since elapsed, but she is in no hurry to go. Times, Sunday Times
  • This family bears: party per pale or and sable, an orle counterchanged and two lozenges counterchanged, with: “i, semper melius eris,” — a motto which, together with the two distaffs taken as supporters, proves the modesty of the burgher families in the days when the Orders held their allotted places in the State; and the naivete of our ancient customs by the pun on A Start in Life
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