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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of restricting the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war

Usage examples (39)
  • During the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline
  • Verb (used with object) : to ration out food to an army. ,to ration an army with food. ,to ration meat during war. ,The civilian population was...
  • And I'm sure some folks are going to complain about my use of the term rationing above.
  • "The term rationing what you eat, can more simply be stated as moderating any portion. for more
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