Apportion Ap*por"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apportioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apportioning}.] [OF. apportionner, LL. apportionare, fr. L. ad + portio. See {Portion}.] To divide and assign in just proportion; to divide and distribute proportionally; to portion out; to allot; as, to apportion undivided rights; to apportion time among various employments. [1913 Webster]

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