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  • noun Plural form of rationing.

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Examples

  • It is not cheap nor free, but has wait times, denials of service, limited services, and rationings.

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  • There's an analogous example of how, during the Depression, Eleanor Roosevelt served meals that cost only two cents per guest and publicly disseminating the recipes, and during World War II instituted the same food rationings for the First Family that every family adhered to.

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  • There's all sorts of rationings endemic and inherent in this plan.

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  • Where are the victory gardens, the collection of metal and tin, the gas rationings?

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  • Despite an early attempt to ban the substance in 1911 - skeptical scientists argued it was an "adulterant" that changed the makeup of food - saccharin grew in popularity, and was used to sweeten foods during sugar rationings in World Wars I and II.

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  • The book not only covers the battlefields and the times that the soldiers spent on the ground between gunshots, but also the home front, from the woes of the families waiting to hear from their sons, fathers, children and husbands, the rationings, as well as the racial tensions among workers and the internment of African and Japanese decendants living in the United States, as well as their plight to get recognized as real people and soldiers.

    The War

  • The book not only covers the battlefields and the times that the soldiers spent on the ground between gunshots, but also the home front, from the woes of the families waiting to hear from their sons, fathers, children and husbands, the rationings, as well as the racial tensions among workers and the internment of African and Japanese decendants living in the United States, as well as their plight to get recognized as real people and soldiers.

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