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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions; The act of distributing by apportioning; A share set aside for a specific purpose.

Usage examples (35)
  • The board of governors approved the allocation of funds for the project.
  • You'll see that not much of that higher allocation is actually spent on the Special Ed student who needs it.
  • So my (investment) allocation is all messed up, he says.
  • "TIPS work best as part of a longer-term allocation strategy." for more
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