Definition of apportioning:
- allotting (part of speech: verb)
- portioning (part of speech: verb)
The articles usually specify the parties and the firm name, the nature and the location of the business to be carried on, the investment of each party, the basis for apportioning profits and losses, and sometimes the duration of the co- partnership.- "Studies in Civics", James T. McCleary.
- "The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6)", Aphra Behn.
The two Governments were in the habit of exchanging armfuls of ribbons at regular intervals in this way, and the apportioning of these trifles created a useful occupation for the numerous members of all staffs and their still more numerous clerks.- "General Bramble", André Maurois.