allotted allotted  /ə ˈlɑ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give out
  2. (v) allow to have
  3. (v) administer or bestow, as in small portions
  4. (adj) given as a task

Usage(s):

  1. The panel has until the end of May 2004 to complete its work, but it will spend the $3 million it was originally allotted by around August 2003 if it doesn't get the supplement.
  2. Certificates were allotted on all subscriptions of not over $100,000.
  3. They were allotted a headquarters in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, viewed by Jews and many Christians as the site of the Temple of Solomon hence the new group's name.

News

  1. County council gives $3,500 to Robscott Manor tornado victims

    The New Castle County Council has allotted $3,500 to help residents of Robscott Manor who were affected by the tornado that hit the neighborhood last week.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Newark Post

  2. House staffer survives — easily — on food stamps

    A staff member for a Texas Republican decided to take on the challenge of eating a fill week's worth of meals on the $31.50 allotted for a food stamp recipient, and says he ended up with nearly $4 to spare. Several dozen Democrats are taking what they call the "SNAP ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  3. South Africa sells 2026, 2031 and 2036 bonds

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Treasury sold a total 2.35 billion rand of its 2026, 2031, and 2036 government bonds on Tuesday. R186 issue status: REOPENED Coupon: Dec. 21, 2026 - 10.5 percent coupon Auction date 18/06/2013 28/05/2013 Best bid % 7.84 7.05 Worst bid % 8.49 7.39 Clearing yield % 7.94 7.14 Total bids (R'bln) 1.76 2.505 Allotted (R'bln) 0.8 0.9 Bid-to-cover ratio 2.2 2.8 ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I do not plan to ask Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson for TARP bailout funds for San Jose at this point in time," Reed said. "However, if TARP funds become available to cities, I will work to ensure that San Jose is allotted its fair share."
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Chuck Reed Source: FOXNews

  2. "Judging from the rate that consumers are applying for coupons, it is unclear whether the funds currently allotted for the converter box coupon program will, in fact, cover all requests," Dingell said in a release. "Quarterly reports from the...
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: John Dingell Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "You have certain allotted dollars that you're going to invest in putting the team together," Minaya said. "That was an area that I was not expecting that I was going to need to have to have a lot of dollars."
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Omar Minaya Source: International Herald Tribune

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