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Definition of share-out in English:


An act of sharing something out, especially money: the share-out of his estate among the family
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  • When I saw the share-out of the television money alone it made me realise more than ever how important it is to get promotion.
  • Officials agree this year's scramble may be all the more unseemly as his fifth Budget will have more to do with apportioning a share-out of misery than the division of largesse.
  • The long-awaited share-out of the large estates among peasants was postponed until the Constituent Assembly was in being.
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