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uh pawr shuh ning

  • n  the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
  • v  distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
  • v  give out as one's portion or share

  • As for Jordan, it only stands to gain from a more rational apportioning of the Jordan Valley's scarce water supply.
  • Since Obama wasn't on the ballot in Michigan, the committee is unlikely to seat the delegation without apportioning Obama at least some delegates.
  • I dream of the day when we recognize the suffering of all Rwandans and are no longer obsessed with apportioning blame.
News & Articles

  • Thursday To-Do: Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre: 'King Lear'
    ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE: 'KING LEAR' 7:30 p.m. Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA. $27. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre continues its 2013 season with one of the Bard's most highly acclaimed works, the dark, philosophically complex "King Lear." The titular ruler seeks to divide his kingdom, apportioning it to his daughters on the basis of which one loves him most. He finds only empty flattery ...
    June 27, 2013 - Arkansas Times

  • Lord Stevens in The Northern Echo
    Lord Stevens said at question time in the Lords: "This is a time for supporting Northumbria Police in a most dangerous and difficult situation. This is not a time for apportioning blame in any way, shape or form. This will be fully investigated by...
  • Arlene Foster in TopNews United Kingdom (blog)
    Speaking on the topic, NI's existing enterprise minister Arlene Foster said, "It is very clear this report was all about apportioning blame. It is the shoddiest piece of work I have seen coming out of Westminster for some considerable time."
  • Judith Kaye in Forbes
    It is well settled that, when apportioning a group's in-state taxable income, a state may look beyond its borders and take into account income of companies not subject to its jurisdiction,Chief Judge Judith Kaye wrote. "In doing so, the...

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