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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel); A fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity);

Usage examples (39)
  • Student-teacher ration is about 8 to 1, and about one out of every five Skeners is of school age.
  • I hear the cholocate ration is going up to 10 grammes next week.
  • The price/quality ration is very high and the reel performed flawlessly.
  • My strict ration is one castle, or one cathedral or one stately home per day. for more
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