allocation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French allocacion, from Medieval Latin allocātiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /æləˈkeɪʃən/
  • (file)

NounEdit

allocation (countable and uncountable, plural allocations)

  1. The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.
    The allocation of new permits is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  2. That which is allocated; allowance, entitlement.
    The farmer received his full allocation of water from the government.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French allocacion, from Medieval Latin allocātiō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

allocation f (plural allocations)

  1. allocation
  2. granting, assignment
  3. benefit, allowance

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