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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The food allowance of one person or one animal for one day.(plural)

Usage examples (37)
  • Our hustlers drew better rations from the farmers.
  • The soldiers now received their rations from the confiscated provisions, and they received them first.
  • A too rigid equality in rations, Squealer explained, would have been contrary to the principles of Animalism.
  • No matter – we made do with some of the emergency rations from the freezer (Stouffers lasagna and garlic bread). for more
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