Origin of allocation
Examples from the Web for allocation
In budgetary terms, it was a pittance: 0.1 percent of the CDC's $2.2 billion allocation.The Reason for Our Woeful Lack of Gun Statistics
December 18, 2012
Among other faults, it merely shifts the allocation for visas instead of increasing the total number.Waiting on a 'Grand Bargain' Superman
December 13, 2012
But the country is poor, and the allocation is only $100,000.How a GOP Win Could Spell the End of Reproductive Health for Global Women
February 3, 2012
The Coast Guard saw its allocation plummet from $5.6 million in 1993 to $500,000 annually since 2007.New Outrage in the Gulf
November 30, 2010
As respects this allocation, how would I modify that instrument?'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
Recollect, all the management—that is, the allocation—will be entrusted to you.
The first order problem is the allocation of scarce resources.After the Rain
This case constitutes an abuse of the principle of allocation.The Church on the Changing Frontier
Helen O. Belknap
Recollect, all the management—that is, the allocation—will be intrusted to you.Tales from "Blackwood"
- the act of allocating or the state of being allocated
- a part that is allocated; share
- accounting, British a system of dividing overhead expenses between the various departments of a business
- social welfare (in a Social Services Department) the process of assigning referrals to individual workers, thus changing their status to cases
Word Origin and History for allocation
mid-15c., from Middle French allocacion, from Medieval Latin allocationem (nominative allocatio), noun of action from past participle stem of allocare (see allocate).