Definition of deration in English:

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Pronunciation: /diːˈraʃ(ə)n/


[with object]
Free (a commodity) of rationing restrictions: coal was derationed
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  • ‘York confectioners report that sales of sweets today - the first day of derationing - have been higher than on a normal Thursday,’ the paper reported.
  • Thanks to derationing and the free market the price of tea has now gone down to 85 guineas a quarter.
  • The last time derationing was tried was in 1949, but the Government quickly restored controls.

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