allotment: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-lot'munt), [key]
- the act of allotting.
- a portion or thing allotted; a share granted.
- (in U.S. military use) the portion of pay that an officer or enlisted person authorizes to be paid directly to another person, as a dependent, or an institution, as an insurance company.
- a plot of land rented to a gardener.
- allotment (Thesaurus)