Meaning of ALLOCATION in English


al ‧ lo ‧ ca ‧ tion AC /ˌæləˈkeɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: verb : ↑ allocate ; noun : ↑ allocation ]

1 . [countable] the amount or share of something that has been allocated for a particular purpose:

Twelve hours a week seemed a generous allocation of your time.

2 . [uncountable] the decision to allocate something, or the act of allocating it

allocation of

the allocation of funds to universities

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.