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There was still food rationing in England and life was difficult all through my 2 year stay in Oxford.
Sydney Brenner

Meaning of "food rationing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOOD RATIONING

food rationing  [fuːd ˈræʃ ənɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOOD RATIONING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Food rationing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOOD RATIONING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

food rationing

Rationing

Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services. Rationing controls the size of the ration, which is one's allotted portion of the resources being distributed on a particular day or at a particular time.

Definition of food rationing in the English dictionary

The definition of food rationing in the dictionary is the practice of having a fixed allowance of food, esp a statutory one for civilians in time of scarcity or soldiers in time of war.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOOD RATIONING


air-conditioning
ˈɛəkənˌdɪʃ ənɪŋ
awakening
əˈweɪkənɪŋ
conditioning
kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ
decommissioning
ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃ ənɪŋ
enlightening
ɪnˈlaɪt ənɪŋ
enlivening
ɪnˈlaɪv ənɪŋ
fastening
ˈfɑːsənɪŋ
fattening
ˈfæt ənɪŋ
frightening
ˈfraɪt ənɪŋ
gardening
ˈɡɑːdənɪŋ
governing
ˈɡʌvənɪŋ
happening
ˈhæpənɪŋ
ironing
ˈaɪənɪŋ
opening
ˈəʊpənɪŋ
poisoning
ˈpɔɪzənɪŋ
positioning
pəˈzɪʃənɪŋ
questioning
ˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ
reasoning
ˈriːzənɪŋ
strengthening
ˈstreŋθənɪŋ
threatening
ˈθrɛtənɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOOD RATIONING

food irradiation
food labelling
food mile
food mixer
food parcel
food poisoning
food pollen
food prices
food processing
food processor
food shares
food shopping
food stamp
Food Standards Agency
food stylist
food subsidy
food supplement
food supplies
food technology
food vacuole

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOOD RATIONING

air conditioning
ballooning
beckoning
beginning
blood poisoning
burgeoning
canyoning
classical conditioning
cloning
couponing
cushioning
doning
food poisoning
Liaoning
rationing
reckoning
seasoning
swooning
unquestioning
versioning
zoning

Synonyms and antonyms of food rationing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «food rationing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOOD RATIONING

Find out the translation of food rationing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of food rationing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «food rationing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

食物配给
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

racionamiento de alimentos
570 millions of speakers

English

food rationing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खाद्य राशन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الحصص الغذائية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

еда нормирование
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

racionamento de comida
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খাদ্য রেশনিং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rationnement alimentaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Catuan makanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lebensmittelrationierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

給食
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

음식 배급
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rationing pangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chế độ phân phối thực phẩm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உணவு ரேஷன் செய்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अन्नधान्य शिधा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gıda tahsisatı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

razionamento del cibo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

racjonowanie żywności
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

їжа нормування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

raționalizarea alimente
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δελτίο τροφίμων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rantsoenering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

livsmedelsransonering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mat rasjonering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of food rationing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOD RATIONING»

The term «food rationing» is normally little used and occupies the 120.343 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOD RATIONING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about food rationing

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2 QUOTES WITH «FOOD RATIONING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word food rationing.
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Sydney Brenner
There was still food rationing in England and life was difficult all through my 2 year stay in Oxford.
2
Robert Powell
In the 1950s, as food rationing ended, I remember a plentiful supply of sweets for the first time.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOOD RATIONING»

Discover the use of food rationing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to food rationing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Eating for Victory: Food Rationing and the Politics of ...
Amy Bentley reveals the role of the Wartime Homemaker as a pivotal component not only of World War II but also of the development of the United States into a superpower.
Amy Bentley, 1998
2
Food Administration in India, 1939-47
The Government of India regarded "the introduction of individual food rationing in all large cities and towns as fundamental to a coordinated food plan. . . . Practically every Government accepted the need for food rationing of towns" (2).
Sir Henry Knight, 1954
3
Austerity in Britain : Rationing, Controls, and Consumption, ...
The final part of this section traces consumption trends from the 1930s until the 1960s in order to place the episode of wartime rationing and austerity within a longer-term context. I.I. FOOD RATIONING AND CONTROLS, 1939-1955: GENERAL ...
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, 2000
4
Drought and Hunger in Africa
14 Evolution of food rationing systems with reference to African group farms in the context of drought WILLIAM I. TORRY Department of Sociology/ Anthropology , West Virginia University Introduction Populations which fall critically short of food ...
Michael H. Glantz, 1988
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The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
Harold B. Rowe, director of the Office of Price Administration's Food Rationing Division, indicates the point Historical Overview 291 Historical Overview 292. [ See also ALCOHOL AND TEEroTAusM; CALIFORNIA; DELMoN|co's; DEPARTMENT ...
Andrew F. Smith, 2007
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Food in the USA: A Reader
This is not to say that food rationing during World War II was not needed: on the contrary, as up to 50 percent of some foodstuffs were being sent overseas to the military and allies, mandatory food rationing assured Americans that they would ...
Carole Counihan, 2002
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Children in the Second World War
Food rationing began in January 1940. Initially sugar, butter, bacon and ham were rationed and then, later in that year, tea. Prior to this the public had been issued with ration books. Merchant vessels were under attack and imported food was ...
Folens Publishers, Mary Green, 2003
8
Food and War in Mid-Twentieth-Century East Asia
As state control of food distribution gradually deteriorated, civilians involved in the food-rationing system played an increasingly important role in the black market, further undermining the flawed control system. The image of peasants living on ...
Professor Katarzyna J Cwiertka, 2013
9
From Plain Fare to Fusion Food: British Diet from the 1890s ...
Thus, while the scientists emphasized that a national food policy was necessary to maintain output, the rationing scheme was based on solving the problems of distributing food to shops. In the end the Ministry of Food's system of food rationing ...
Derek J. Oddy, 2003
10
Rationing Medical Care on the Basis of Age: The Moral Dimensions
To see this, we can consider the case of food rationing in Britain during the Second World War. Because wartime conditions interfered with some of the normal sources of supply of food, the stocks of food available to provide for the British ...
Eric Matthews, Elizabeth M. Russell, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOOD RATIONING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term food rationing is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sanctions are not the key to Iran deal - Middle East Monitor
Saddam outwitted them, introducing a food rationing system that is credited for saving thousands from starvation. The reliance on the ... «Middle East Monitor, Jul 15»
2
To Live and Dine in LA: Menus and the Soul of a City
It's during WWII with food rationing information, and the message 'every defense stamp you buy pays the postage to send a Jap to hell.' So here ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
3
More at risk of preventable deaths: Malawi hospitals facing services …
Chiradzulu like many other district hospitals cannot afford fuel for the staff bus, unable to run the fleet of ambulances, food rationing for patients, ... «Nyasa Times, Jul 15»
4
Realities of war
Food rationing was still in force. It was a bleak place. We were coming to terms with the end of the empire. We, the young, rejected that past of ... «Times of Malta, Jul 15»
5
Anne Cameron Forrester Snow (1929-2015)
... her mother was a good cook, and the family kept hens; all of this meant that wartime food rationing impacted the family less than many others ... «The Mountain -Ear, Jul 15»
6
Help! We're stuck in 1975
The scheme harked back to food rationing after the Second World War and was not abolished until 2013. Experts say that, as well as lifting the ... «The Sunday Times, Jul 15»
7
Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1949 – Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó …
... and the incessant talk includes references to Irish neutrality, support for Hitler, Nazi concentration camps, food rationing and Lord Haw-Haw. «Irish Times, Jul 15»
8
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at July 3 in years gone by
1954: Food rationing ended in Britain. Smithfield market opened at midnight instead of 6am to cope with the demand for beef. 1959: The first ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
9
On this day: Food rationing ended in Britain
On this day: Food rationing ended in Britain ... 1954: Food rationing ended in Britain. Smithfield market opened at midnight instead of 6am to ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
10
Today in History - July 3
In 1954, more than 14 years of food rationing ended in Britain. In 1957, Canadian industrialist Cyrus Eaton founded the annual conference on ... «mysask.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Food rationing [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/food-rationing>. Oct 2019 ».
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