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Definition of "rationing" []

  • The process of restricting consumption of certain commodities (noun)
  • Present participle of ration. (verb)

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  • A ration. (noun)
  • Controlled distribution of scarce resources such as food or fuel; used typically in wartime. (noun)

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Use "rationing" in a sentence
  • "And I'm sure some folks are going to complain about my use of the term rationing above."
  • "Along those lines, the plan also calls for ending Medicare price controls and what it refers to as "rationing," by allowing hospitals and doctors to charge more than Medicare pays, with patients being required to pay the difference."
  • ""The term rationing what you eat, can more simply be stated as moderating any portion."