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Definition of "allots" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of allot. (verb)

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Use "allots" in a sentence
  • "Established under the Helms-Burton Act, a 1996 law meant to strengthen the embargo against Cuba, it broadly allots $20 million annually for "pro-democracy" efforts on the island and has long been seen as anathema by the Cuban government."
  • "The last nine years of Roosevelt's administration warrant more than the four sentences Ms. Denton allots."
  • "In fact, as the agency's budget figures show, the proposal would decrease HHS's discretionary funding -- the portion Congress allots each year -- by $72 million, or 0.9 percent, from fiscal 2010."