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ration
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
verb:  to restrict the amount of something each person can have — such as food or gasoline when there is a shortage, or when more is wanted than is available

or:

noun:  a fixed portion of something that is given as a person's share — such as goods of which there is a shortage, or food for soldiers in the field
  • Mammal supplied Moody with ration coupons that would allow us to buy several months worth of sugar in both varieties.
  • I was surprised at her plan to ration the precious seeds.

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