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divvy up

To divide and dole out portions of something. All right, let's divvy up the cash and then go our separate ways. Who wants to divvy up the pizza?
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divvy up

v.
To divide something into parts or portions for distribution: The thieves went back to the cabin to divvy up the loot. My grandparents gave me $100, and I divvied it up among my brothers, sisters, and me.
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divvy

(ˈdɪvi)
n. a share of something. (see also divvy something up.) How much is my divvy?

divvy something up

tv. to divide something up. They divvied up the fish and drove back to the city.
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Under the current system of divvying up districts for Congress and the state Senate and Assembly, communities of interest are sacrificed for partisan advantage.
The queen was responsible for divvying up portions of the remainder for the royal family's use and for divine offerings.
For instance, an oil exploration company considering the mineral rights to a piece of land might gain efficiency by divvying up the analysis of the geologic data across the Internet.
Your front-page article regarding divvying up $3 billion in stem cell money shows how all the criminals come out of the woodwork to get their hands on the money, then cry like babies when they fail to qualify.
Such a precise divvying up of brain functions concerned with word meanings poses a challenge to recent theories (based on work with "neural network" computers) that reject the need for rule-based language systems in the brain, the researchers add.
She insisted on cutting an enormous cake herself and divvying out the pieces to fans who were waiting to get autographs.
The city and county both concluded that state law prohibited LAFCO from divvying up city assets.
He and others have found that amphibians employ a variety of communication strategies, including divvying up sound frequencies among different species, creating a louder fracas than their neighbors or producing periodic, easily recognizable calls.
Valley Voters Organized Toward Empowerment will ask the Local Agency Formation Commission to draft a plan for divvying up the city's assets and transfering employees, as was originally expected in the proposal.
Now they're going to be faced with not just divvying up known revenue streams - which has led to labor strife every single time - but how to get their hands around unknown or developing revenue streams,'' Carter said.
12 editorial explaining that the president is trying to give us a reduction in the amount we pay in federal tax, not divvying up the kitty of existing funds.
Still another may have no child-care centers at all and may want money to start one,'' said Claudia Harrison, executive director of the Children and Families First Commission, the group charged with divvying up money from the proposition, during the conference in Oxnard.
County Counsel Lloyd Pellman ruled LAFCO has the authority to not only judge the viability of Valley VOTE's proposal for divvying up assets but can study alternatives or even impose its own solution - even if neither side likes it.
While it's possible a single region may one day take precedence or, conversely, even more clusters will appear, ``As it stands, it's as if imaginary fences have been drawn,'' divvying up the country, Kula said.
Divvying up the groundwater supply can be difficult - and political.