ALLOTMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALLOTMENT
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 n.  the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
 n.  a share set aside for a specific purpose
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  My brother, Harry Pinner, is promoter, and joins the board after allotment as managing director.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
2  I had my pick of the spoil in the first instance, and much more was allotted to me later on.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XIV
3  I know not how she occupied herself before breakfast, but after that meal she divided her time into regular portions, and each hour had its allotted task.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
4  They returned within the time Hannah had allotted them: they entered by the kitchen door.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  A ghastly grin wrinkled his lips as he gazed on me, where I sat fulfilling the task which he had allotted to me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
6  Lucky for you then, Handel," said Herbert, "that you are picked out for her and allotted to her.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXX
7  Fyodor came from a village at some distance from the one in which Levin had once allotted land to his cooperative association.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 11
8  After a short conference, the plan was matured, and rendered more intelligible to the several parties; the different signals were appointed, and the chiefs separated, each to his allotted station.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 31
9  While this scene was going on in the men's sleeping-room, the reader may be curious to take a peep at the corresponding apartment allotted to the women.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
10  Tom rose, disconsolate, and stumbled into the cabin that had been allotted to him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
11  All around farms were apportioned and allotted in proportion to the standing of each individual.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  So saying, he entered the cabin allotted to him, and taking the torch from the domestic's hand, thanked him, and wished him good-night.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
13  Like Balaam and other unwilling prophets, the agents seem moved by an inner compulsion to say and do their allotted parts whether they will or no.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
14  By the time that supper was finished the party had again over-eaten themselves, and when Chichikov entered the room allotted him for the night, he lay down upon the bed, and prodded his stomach.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
15  Berg and Boris, having rested after yesterday's march, were sitting, clean and neatly dressed, at a round table in the clean quarters allotted to them, playing chess.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  The budget allotment for each county is below what is needed.
2  His meager allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.
3  In a vacillating economy it is impossible to calculate resource allotment.
4  Our daily allotment of gruel made the meal not only monotonous but also unpalatable.
5  We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
6  Lincoln felt that McClellan had not allotted an adequate force to the defense of Washington.
7  They allotted a separate desk to everyone.
8  Who will she allot the easy jobs to?