Definition of ration book in English:

ration book

Line breaks: ra¦tion book
(also ration card)


An official document entitling the holder to a ration of food, clothes, or other goods.
More example sentences
  • Mark valuables with an identification number like your ration card, passport or driving licence number.
  • They are tasked with four basic objects - get a water connection, an electricity connection, a building certificate and a ration card.
  • Third, I didn't show such a thing as a ration card - although many goods were rationed then.

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