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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Liable to be apportioned.

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  • adj. capable of being distributed

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Examples

  • The umpire held that of this amount, one-half should equitably be held apportionable to the missions of

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  • Treasure was within their reach, apportionable, when obtained, as prize-money.

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  • But along with the shares there were other rights and that the value apportionable to those rights was required to be taxed in India.

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  • A rent payable in produce and services is apportionable.

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  • As it regards apportionment in its application to contracts generally, the rule of the common law is, that an entire contract is not apportionable, unless specially stipulated by the parties, and courts of equity have very gener­ally adopted the maxim, aquitas sequitur legem.

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  • Any person who shall have paid more than the proportionate amount of the tax apportionable to him under section five on any property or interest passing to him, or in his possession, shall be entitled to a just and equitable contribution from those who shall not have paid the full amount of the tax apportionable to them respectively.

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  • Any person who shall have paid more than the proportionate amount of the tax apportionable to him under said section five on any property or interest passing to him, or in his pos - session, shall be entitled to a just and equitable contribution from those who shall not have paid the full amount of the tax apportionable to them respectively.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • To this commission the prelates of Upper California, in 1869, presented their claims against Mexico for such part of twenty-one years 'interest on the Pious Fund (accrued between 1848 and 1869) payable under the terms of the Santa Ana decree of 1842, as was properly apportionable to the missions of Upper California (Lower California having remained

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  • Honor, that the wet goods apportionable to our absent friends be set aside for them. "

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