verb (used with object), mis·al·lo·cat·ed, mis·al·lo·cat·ing.
Words nearby misallocate
OTHER WORDS FROM misallocatemis·al·lo·ca·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for misallocation
The most extreme and obvious form of misallocation is seen when a market ‘bubble’ forms.
But misallocation of capital may occur even when a ‘bubble’ does not form.
An emphasis on aircraft is a misallocation of fire resources.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix|Stephen J. Pyne|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In many countries taxes are way too high and result in the misallocation of economic resources.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin