Definition of Rationing in English :

Define Rationing in English

Rationing meaning in English

Meaning of Rationing in English

Pronunciation of Rationing in English

Rationing pronunciation in English

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1. rationing

the act of rationing

Example Sentences:
'during the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline'

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the process of restricting consumption of certain commodities
The municipal authorities here are preparing for food rationing.

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see synonyms of rationing
1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
2. rations Food issued or available to members of a group.
tr.v. ra·tioned, ra·tion·ing, ra·tions
1. To supply with rations.
a. To distribute as rations: rationed out flour and sugar.
b. To restrict to limited allotments, as during wartime: ration gasoline. See Synonyms at distribute.

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