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apportion out among

To distribute portions of something. We only have so much food to apportion out among the guests that are here today.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

apportion something out (among some people)

to divide something and distribute it among people. He apportioned the cake out among the guests. He apportioned out the applications among all those in the waiting room.
See also: apportion, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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