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1. allocation

noun. ['ˌæləˈkeɪʃən'] the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan.

Synonyms

  • subsidization
  • portion
  • apportionment
  • parcelling
  • subsidisation
  • share
  • deal
  • reallotment
  • parceling
  • distribution
  • reapportionment
  • apportioning
  • grant
  • rationing
  • reallocation
  • assignation
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • refrain
  • take

Etymology

  • allocacion (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • allocatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Allocation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with allocation


1. Noun, singular or mass
An example of a cost that needs allocation would be an electric bill for several different projects.

Quotes about allocation


1. Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There`s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
- Bill Gates

2. Sometimes just the tiniest allocation of time spent with a friend, imprints on your mind and gives you something to smile about for the rest of the week, month, or your life!
- Marcia Lynn McClure

2. allocation

noun. ['ˌæləˈkeɪʃən'] a share set aside for a specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • percentage
  • part
  • allotment
  • reallocation
  • share
  • quota

Antonyms

  • deny
  • forbid
  • disagree
  • disenfranchise

Etymology

  • allocacion (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • allocatio (Latin)

3. allocation

noun. ['ˌæləˈkeɪʃən'] (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions.

Synonyms

  • storage allocation
  • assignment

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • allocacion (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • allocatio (Latin)
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