Meaning of APPORTION in English

APPORTION

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

apportion/assign blame formal (= find someone to blame for something )

He seemed to want to apportion blame for her death.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

blame

Our article of May 13, 1986 was not intended to apportion blame for Mr Mikkelson's death.

The trial judge must therefore apportion blame between the parties.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It was also open to the Revenue to apportion the tax among several beneficiaries according to any method they thought fit.

Should this be the case, the price may need to be apportioned.

The higher the eventual rank, the more likely was blame to be similarly apportioned.

The rest of the delegates are apportioned by congressional districts, with the winner of each district getting three delegates.

The value of shared facilities or labour must be apportioned strictly in proportion to relative benefits received.

Two remaining segments, along the Sumpul and Torola rivers, were apportioned between the two countries.

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