how to pronounce apportion


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apportion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of apportion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um trying to apportion it equitably …”

meanings of apportion


  1. Specifically, to do so in a fair and equitable manner; to allocate proportionally.
  2. To divide and distribute portions of a whole.

apportion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word apportion occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics apportion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that apportion can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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