allotment
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allotment(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (the act of allotting)
a. el reparto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm in charge of the allotment of the seats for the guests before the wedding.Estoy encargado del reparto de los asientos para los invitados antes de la boda.
b. la distribución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The allotment of the prizes will take place the day after the competition.La distribución de los premios se efectuará el día después de la competencia.
c. la adjudicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The board members met to discuss the allotment of shares in the company.Los miembros de la junta se reunieron para discutir la adjudicación de acciones en la empresa.
2. (something allotted)
a. la asignación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We'll never get this project done with such a small allotment of time.Jamás vamos a terminar este proyecto con una asignación de tiempo tan reducida.
b. la parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm sorry if you think your allotment was small, but we split the winnings evenly.Lo siento si crees que tu parte fue pequeña, pero repartimos las ganancias equitativamente.
3. (rented plot of land) (United Kingdom)
a. la parcela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It was too hot this summer, so nothing grew on the allotment we rent from the council.Hizo demasiado calor este verano, por lo que no nos creció nada en la parcela que le alquilamos al ayuntamiento.
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allotment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plot of land) (United Kingdom)
a. la huerto de ocio, parcela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of time, money)
a. la asignación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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allotment [əˈlɒtmənt]
noun
1 (distribution) reparto (m); distribución (f)
Then the company arranges for the allotment of shares to intending shareholders
2 (quota) asignación (f); cuota (f)
His meager allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies Dallas was one of the last World Cup '94 venues to sell its allotment of tickets for early rounds I think we've had our allotment of fun today
3 (Britain) (land) parcela (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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