Definition of 'allot'
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We are only ten minutes into the allotted hour but the tone is set. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You must be careful not to get too carried away and spend more than your fifteen allotted minutes. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)Is our allotted hour already over? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Our allotted hour has long since elapsed, but she is in no hurry to go. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your allotted hour passes, you take the drug and by the next day you will test negative. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We were allotted one hour to attend to these patients and often two nurses would visit if the patient was particularly heavy or difficult to move. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So the gaps mean that other trainees have to cover, which reduces training time and takes them over their allotted hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When the player lands on a square, he or she has to put the allotted amount of money in the piggy bank. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has said that about 11,000 homes were under construction and that all of the allotted money would be used by house builders. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I saw no point in staying for the full, allotted hour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Almost three quarters of staff claim they are'too busy' to take the allotted hour. The Sun (2014)He also decides when the photographer and I will leave, which is an hour after our allotted time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Under the revised system, athletes can telephone up to one minute before their allotted hour to revise their movements; they can also send a text message. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. allot is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'allot'
British English: allot VERB
If something is allotted to someone, it is given to them as their share.
The seats are allotted to the candidates who have won the most votes.
Definition of allot from the Collins English Dictionary
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