What does Allocation mean?

Definitions for Allocationˌæl əˈkeɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Allocation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. allotment, allocation(noun)

    a share set aside for a specific purpose

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

    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(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. allocation(Noun)

    The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.

    The allocation of new permits is on a first-come, first-served basis.

  2. Origin: From allocacion, from allocatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allocation(noun)

    the act of putting one thing to another; a placing; disposition; arrangement

  2. Allocation(noun)

    an allotment or apportionment; as, an allocation of shares in a company

  3. Allocation(noun)

    the admission of an item in an account, or an allowance made upon an account; -- a term used in the English exchequer

  4. Origin: [LL. allocatio: cf. F. allocation.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. allocation

    In a general sense, distribution for employment of limited forces and resources among competing requirements. Specific allocations (e.g., air sorties, nuclear weapons, forces, and transportation) are described as allocation of air sorties, nuclear weapons, etc. See also allocation (nuclear); apportionment.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Allocation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2864

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Allocation' in Nouns Frequency: #1664

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Allocation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Allocation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marco Cota:

    It'll be taken to the board, and one of the themes will be the migration of one allocation ... a deep-water allocation.

  2. Shingo Kumazawa:

    The GPIF may have bought Japanese stocks in order to raise its allocation of Japanese stocks to (gradually) reach 25 percent.

  3. Jonathan Grabel:

    We didn't have a meaningful allocation anymore and so the redemption is more related to our asset allocation not their performance.

  4. Keith Sambur:

    There are questions as to how that’s going to be applied, how it could potentially be enforced, how parties will subscribe value to that allocation.

  5. Thursday Orange's chief executive:

    Given the level of investments needed in fixed and mobile roll-out, and upcoming spectrum allocation, we will see consolidation come back to the table again.

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