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used in The Hunger Games

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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


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
  • It's real bakery bread, not the flat, dense loaves we make from our grain rations.
    p. 7.4
  • I don't recognize the grain, our own tessera ration cooks down to an unattractive brown mush.
    p. 65.4
  • And I come to know Rue, the oldest of six kids, fiercely protective of her siblings, who gives her rations to the younger ones, who forages in the meadows in a district where the Peacekeepers are far less obliging than ours.
    p. 211.7
  • It's made of dark ration grain and shaped in a crescent.
    p. 238.9
  • Should we try and ration it?
    p. 294.9

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