Meaning of ALLOCATION in English
— allocative , adj.
/al'euh kay"sheuhn/ , n.
1. the act of allocating; apportionment.
2. the state of being allocated.
3. the share or portion allocated.
4. Accounting. a system of dividing expenses and incomes among the various branches, departments, etc., of a business.
[ 1525-35; allocation- (s. of allocatio ), equiv. to allocat ( us ) (see ALLOCATE) + -ion- -ION ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012