American English

Definition of allotment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

allotment

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈlɑtmənt//
 
[countable, uncountable] (formal)
 
jump to other results
an amount of something that someone is given or allowed to have; the process of giving something to someone Water allotments to farmers were cut back in the drought. the allotment of shares to company employees
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: allotment