Definitions

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  • noun One who rations.

Etymologies

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ration +‎ -er

Examples

  • The "rationer" of your health care can either be the government or you.

    Deane Waldman: A politically incorrect and inconvenient truth you will never hear from a politician.

  • Indeed once the government picks up the bill, it is not a rationer in the same way that it is when it mischievously imposes price controls on private transactions.

    Eggs And Avastin

  • You have to decide just one thing: who will be the rationer?

    Deane Waldman: Government Cuts Expenditures -- Only We Can Cut Costs

  • In the modern hospital, cases of scurvy rarely appear outside of occasional infant cases and it might appear that the problem of scurvy prevention is peculiarly that of the sailor, the explorer and the army rationer.

    The Vitamine Manual

  • March 22, 2010, 5: 48 pm doodahman says: doodahman: Can one of you free market extremists please explain what value is provided by insurance companies other than as a rationer of care based on ability to pay (or rather, to sacrifice a decade’s worth of productivity based wage increases)?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Just Wondering

  • Can one of you free market extremists please explain what value is provided by insurance companies other than as a rationer of care based on ability to pay (or rather, to sacrifice a decade’s worth of productivity based wage increases)?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Just Wondering

  • Can one of you free market extremists please explain what value is provided by insurance companies other than as a rationer of care based on ability to pay or rather, to sacrifice a decade’s worth of productivity based wage increases?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Just Wondering

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