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.
Among other faults, it merely shifts the allocation for visas instead of increasing the total number.
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|Michelle Goldberg|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Coast Guard saw its allocation plummet from $5.6 million in 1993 to $500,000 annually since 2007.
The first order problem is the allocation of scarce resources.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
Fourth, to continue the priorities and allocation authority in the field of transportation.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman|Harry S. Truman
Even in respect of the cost of rails, due to wear and tear of train movement, we are quite at sea in the allocation of expenses.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
The Ministry of All the Talents failed to justify its title in the planning of expeditions and the allocation of commanders.Argentina|W. A. Hirst
Allocation of late Pliocene specimens of Geomys quinni to other species will restrict quinni to the early Pleistocene.
British Dictionary definitions for allocation
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).