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  • n. a distribution in shares


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  • The Spanish Sorteo Extraordinario de Navidad is said to be the world's biggest lottery but, rather than a single jackpot, it aims for a share-out in which thousands of numbers yield prize money.

    £84.4m EuroMillions lottery winner emerges to claim prize

  • But the deal has stagnated over the share-out of key ministries, particularly the home affairs ministry which runs the police.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Tsvangirai met Tuesday but failed to agree on a share-out of ministries in a power-sharing government, the opposition said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is the only way of ensuring that the Tories 'broad spread of support across the country - far more broadly spread than Labour's - is accurately reflected in the share-out of parliamentary seats.

    The Boundary Commission - Shake-up Needed

  • The proposed share-out of the compensation funds were rejected

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Now, in May, there is no share-out, no legislation and even the preliminary agreement is starting to unravel.

    The Hard Bigotry of the New York Times

  • But the explanation for the plenty must be that someone in the pig club had slaughtered an animal that week, and there had been a share-out.

    Presumption of Death

  • Discussions are currently under way in Luanda on the share-out of senior responsibilities in the defence force.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Piecing it out as best I could, I gathered that Herakleides (whose name no one uttered without a curse) had again brought up at Assembly the share-out of the land.

    The Mask of Apollo

  • Pylas was there already; he was too sick for the feast, but would sit to watch the share-out, as anyone would who still had breath in him, if he had Xanthos to deal with.

    The King Must Die


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