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How to Pronounce ration?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ration" is [ɹˈaʃən], [ɹˈaʃən], [ɹ_ˈa_ʃ_ə_n].

"Ration" in context

Ration is the allotted or measured portion of food, supplies and other resources assigned to a particular individual or group. In times of scarcity, rationing is often used to distribute food and other essentials in an equitable manner. It is sometimes used to control spending and protect the resources of a country. During a rationing period, a certain amount and type of food are distributed to each person or household. This food may include canned goods, grains and meats. Rationing can also refer to a limited amount of weapons, ammunition or other supplies needed for a battle or a conflict.

Rationing has been used since antiquity.

What are similar-sounding words for ration?

Usage over time for ration:

This graph shows how "ration" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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