allotted

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allotted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of allot

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allotted (comparative more allotted, superlative most allotted)

  1. Distributed or apportioned.
  2. Assigned or designated.
    • 1969, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, page 58,
      On the face of it, the President has only so much time—a very allotted time—to do the things he really believes in and thinks must be done.
    • 2012 January 1, Robert L. Dorit, “Rereading Darwin”, American Scientist, volume 100, number 1, page 23: 
      We live our lives in three dimensions for our threescore and ten allotted years. Yet every branch of contemporary science, from statistics to cosmology, alludes to processes that operate on scales outside of human experience: the millisecond and the nanometer, the eon and the light-year.

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