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  1. portion

    • IPA[ˈpôrSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      a part of a whole;a part of something divided between two or more people; a share
    • v.
      divide (something) into parts; share out;serve (food) in an amount suitable for one person
    • noun: portion, plural noun: portions

    • verb: portion, 3rd person present: portions, gerund or present participle: portioning, past tense: portioned, past participle: portioned

    • 釋義
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a part of a whole:

      a portion of the jetty still stands

      he could repeat large portions of Shakespeare

    • 2. a part of something divided between two or more people; a share:

      she wanted the right to decide how her portion of the allowance should be spent

    • 3. an amount of food suitable for or served to one person:

      a portion of ice cream

      burger joints offering huge portions

    • 4. the part or share of an estate given or descending by law to an heir.
    • 5. a dowry given to a bride at her marriage:

      he'll marry her fast enough when he knows the sum of her portion

    • 6. a person's destiny or lot:

      what will be my portion?

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. divide (something) into parts; share out:

      every month you send the agency a single payment that is portioned out to each of your creditors until your debts are paid off

    • 2. serve (food) in an amount suitable for one person:

      they portioned the meat perfectly

      eating meals that are portioned out properly will help you avoid binge eating

    • 3. separate (a part of something) from the whole:

      one end of the barn was portioned off for poultry

    • 4. give a dowry to (a bride):

      my parents will portion me most handsomely

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    • IPA[ˈpɔːʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a part of a whole:
    • a portion of the jetty still stands

      he could repeat large portions of Shakespeare

    • v.
      divide (something) into parts; share out:
    • every month you send the agency a single payment that is portioned out to each of your creditors until your debts are paid off

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