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Overview of noun allocation

The noun allocation has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) allotment, allocation

(a share set aside for a specific purpose)

2. (1) allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation

(the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state")

3. allocation, storage allocation

((computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions)

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