allocation

[ˌaləkˈe͡ɪʃən], [ˌaləkˈe‍ɪʃən], [ˌa_l_ə_k_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Definitions of allocation:

  1.   Allotment; placing. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2.   The act of allocating; allowance made on an account. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   The act of setting apart for; the assigning a place for. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4.   Act of allocating: allotment: an allowance made upon an account. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for allocation:

  1. We didn't actually overspend our budget. The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure. – Frank Howard Clark
  2. 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
  3. The Democratic Party opposes tax cuts but it cannot say so publicly. Thus, it is forced to support the idea of lowering the tax burden but using class warfare rhetoric to dispute the allocation of the relief. – Dick Morris
  4. We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research. – Abraham Robinson
  5. The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth. – Robert Trout

Usage examples for allocation:

  1. New problems of world allocation came up almost daily. ” – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. Recollect the allocation of distinguished heads as they are to be seen in plaster in the English and German museums. ” – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  3. Fourth, to continue the priorities and allocation authority in the field of transportation. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. He did not want false repudiations of the human condition of suffering but acceptance of it so as to be transmuted into it so deeply that he could imagine the experiences of others more richly and would cease to take his allocation of suffering personally. ” – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  5. Due to decisions of the courts, the authority of the department under the law of 1912 has broken down; many more stations have been operating than can be accommodated within the limited number of wave lengths available; further stations are in course of construction; many stations have departed from the scheme of allocation set down by the department, and the whole service of this most important public function has drifted into such chaos as seems likely, if not remedied, to destroy its great value. ” – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  6. The prominence of Judah and Benjamin in the allocation of the land is also significant. ” – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  7. The allocation of areas in each continent to the members of the Auxiliary Boards, as well as subsidiary matters regarding the development of the activities of the newly appointed bodies, and the manner of collaboration with the National Spiritual Assemblies in their respective Continents, is left to the discretion of the Hands. ” – Messages to the Bahá’í World: 1950–1957 by Shoghi Effendi
  8. Nobody took seriously Sir David Barbour's counsel of perfection about the reduction of the cost of Irish Civil Government and the allocation of the saving to Ireland, because such a process was, humanly speaking, impossible. ” – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  9. History in the area of natural hazard mitigation suggests that assignment of responsibility, even by the President, when not followed by leadership and regular oversight over the allocation of financial resources, seldom leads to programs which can be expected to function. ” – An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken Prepared By Federal Emergency Management Agency by Various
  10. The results of withdrawal are as important as the results of allocation and the necessity for the correct docketing of all groups of folklore is thus at once illustrated. ” – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme

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