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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To share in portions; to distribute. To use something for a particular purpose, give something to a particular person etc.

Usage examples (34)
  • The lawyer decided to allocate the funds to her clients.
  • The environment unit will allocate more than 7 million euros to its own NGO network, which includes the European Cyclists Federation.
  • M 42.4 and then they go on to 'allocate' undecideds, by giving Obama 4%, McCain 2%.
  • So why break your head about how to allocate your assets? for more
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