apportioned apportioned  /ə ˈpɔr ʃənd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) given out in portions

Usage(s):

  1. As a result, we recommended to the Michigan Democratic Party that the pledged delegates be apportioned 69 to Senator Clinton and 59 to Senator Obama.
  2. On the table in Washington are 80 delegates that will apportioned through Democratic caucuses.
  3. He captured it, apportioned its flesh and used its entrails as bait for fish.

News

  • JJHS's 'Old Gym' Demolished

    Former students, staff, and parents have been visiting the construction site this week, taking bricks and other scraps in remembrance of the fallen structure. Approved by voter-apportioned bond funds, the $6.1 million project is being carried out by J.E. Kingham Construction Company, of Nacogdoches.
    on July 17, 2013     Source: The Jasper Newsboy

Quotes

  1. "I would take some of the responsibility but I don't think blame could be apportioned on any single individual. It's a collective responsibility," said Chappell as he faced a barrage of questions in a packed media room.
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Greg Chappell Source: Hindu

  2. "We were very fortunate that David had this time apportioned out so that he was going to get the rest because his injury was something that just required time," Lalas told Reuters. "He had that time but this is a long-term project and we are...
    on Jul 14, 2007 By: Alexi Lalas Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. The amount would be "apportioned to the members of the negotiating team and other roleplayers", said PSL chairman Irvin Khoza.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Irvin Khoza Source: The Times

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