Definition of allot in English:

allot

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Pronunciation: /əˈlɒt
 
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verb (allots, allotting, allotted)

[with object]

Origin

late 15th century: from Old French aloter, from a- (from Latin ad 'to') + loter 'divide into lots'.

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