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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·por·tion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Apportioned p. pr. & vb. n. Apportioning.]  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning;
          distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of
          seats in the House of Representatives is based on the
          relative population of each state" [syn: allotment, apportionment,
           allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation]