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Prorate

To divide proportionately. To adjust, share, or distribute something or some amount on a pro rata basis.

prorate

verb allocate, allot, apportion, apportion pro rata, assess pro rata, assess proportionally, distribute, distribute proportionally, divide, divide proportionally, dole, mete out, parcel out, portion, split up
Associated concepts: prorate taxes
See also: allocate, allot, apportion, assess, charge, disburse, distribute, divide, parcel, partition
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Unless the state permits adequate use of property taxes for school support (or finds new revenue sources), proration will continue to hit the state periodically.
Third, as suggested earlier, another culprit in the periodic proration in Alabama is its excessive earmarking practices.
Fourth, inaccurate or optimistic revenue forecasts have played a role in periodic proration in the past.