allotment

  • 1 Allotment — may refer to: * Allotment (gardening), in the United Kingdom, a small area of land, let out at a nominal yearly rent by local government or independent allotment associations, for individuals to grow their own food. * Allotment (financial), a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 allotment — I noun adsignatio, allocation, annuity, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, assignment, assignment by share, designation, dispensation, disposal, disposition, distribution, distribution by lot, dole, ordering, partition,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Allotment — Al*lot ment, n. [Cf. OF. alotement, F. allotement.] 1. The act of allotting; assignment. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Allotment — 1) выделение 2) распределение 3) разверстка 4) часть, доля Словарь бизнес терминов. Академик.ру. 2001 …

    Словарь бизнес-терминов

  • 5 allotment — (n.) 1570s, action of allotting, from M.Fr. allotement, from O.Fr. aloter (see ALLOT (Cf. allot)). Or else a native formation from allot + ment. Meaning portion assigned to someone or some purpose is from 1670s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 allotment — [n] portion assigned or given allocation, allowance, apportionment, appropriation, bite, chunk, cut, cut of pie*, end, grant, lot, measure, part, piece, piece of the action*, quota,rake off*, ration, share, slice, split, stint*; concept 835 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 allotment — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a plot of land rented by an individual from a local authority, for growing vegetables or flowers. 2) the action of allotting. 3) an amount of something allotted …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 allotment — [ə lät′mənt] n. 1. an allotting or being allotted 2. a thing allotted; portion; share 3. Brit. a small plot of public land rented to an individual for growing vegetables or flowers 4. Mil. a portion of one s pay regularly deducted, as for one s… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 allotment — A share or portion; that which is allotted; apportionment; division; the distribution of shares in a public undertaking or corporation. Partition; the distribution of land under an inclosure act. The term ordinarily and commonly used to describe… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 allotment — A share or portion; that which is allotted; apportionment; division; the distribution of shares in a public undertaking or corporation. Partition; the distribution of land under an inclosure act. The term ordinarily and commonly used to describe… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 allotment — The number of securities assigned to each of the participants in an underwriting syndicate. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * allotment al‧lot‧ment [əˈlɒtmənt ǁ əˈlɑːt ] noun [countable] 1. an amount or share of something such as money or time …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 allotment — UK [əˈlɒtmənt] / US [əˈlɑtmənt] noun Word forms allotment : singular allotment plural allotments 1) [countable] British a small piece of land in a town that you can rent and use for growing vegetables 2) a) [uncountable] the process of deciding… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 allotment — al|lot|ment [əˈlɔtmənt US əˈla:t ] n 1.) [U and C] an amount or share of something such as money or time that is given to someone or something, or the process of doing this ▪ The budget allotment for each county is below what is needed. allotment …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 allotment — [[t]əlɒ̱tmənt[/t]] allotments 1) N COUNT In Britain, an allotment is a small area of land in a town which a person rents to grow plants and vegetables on. Syn: plot 2) N COUNT: oft N of n An allotment of something is a share or amount of it that… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 allotment — /ə lɒtmənt/ noun 1. the process of sharing out something, especially money between various departments, projects or people ● The allotment of funds to each project is the responsibility of the finance director. 2. the act of giving shares in a… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 16 allotment — al|lot|ment [ ə latmənt ] noun 1. ) uncount the process of deciding to give someone part of an amount of something, especially money or time: the allotment of shares to employees a ) count part of an amount of something that is given to someone:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 allotment — noun 1 (C, U) an amount or share of something such as money or time that is given to someone or something, or the process of doing this: The budget allotment for each district is prepared at the provincial headquarters. (+ of): the allotment of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 allotment — A method of distributing previously unissued shares in a limited company in exchange for a contribution of capital. An application for such shares will often be made after the issue of a prospectus on the flotation of a public company or on the… …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 19 allotment — A method of distributing previously unissued shares in a limited company in exchange for a contribution of capital. An application for such shares will often be made on the flotation of a public company or on the privatization of a state owned… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 20 allotment — noun 1) the allotment of shares by a company Syn: allocation, assignment, distribution, apportionment, issuing, sharing out, handing out, dealing out, doling out, giving out, dishing out, parceling out, rationing out, dividing up/out; informal… …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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