Meaning of ALLOCATION in English


n. 25B6; noun

the efficient allocation of resources : ALLOTMENT, assignment, distribution, apportionment, sharing out, handing out, dealing out, doling out, giving out, dishing out, parcelling out, rationing out, dividing out/up; informal divvying up.

our annual allocation of funds : ALLOWANCE, allotment, quota, share, ration, grant, slice; informal cut; Brit. informal whack.

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