Definitions for Allocationˌæl əˈkeɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
al•lo•ca•tionˌæl əˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of allocating; apportionment.
the state of being allocated.
the share or portion allocated.
Origin of allocation:
1525–35; < ML
a share set aside for a specific purpose
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"
allocation, storage allocation(noun)
(computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
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.
Origin: From allocacion, from allocatio.
the act of putting one thing to another; a placing; disposition; arrangement
an allotment or apportionment; as, an allocation of shares in a company
the admission of an item in an account, or an allowance made upon an account; -- a term used in the English exchequer
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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.
In Major League Soccer, an allocation represents an amount of money teams can use to sign players and/or allocate to their salaries to get under the salary cap. Allocations are given to teams for six reasons: Teams that have missed the playoffs the previous seasons Expansion teams in their first season Transferring a player to a foreign club for value Teams playing in the CONCACAF Champions League Group Stages or Knockout Round Teams can trade in 2 of their 10 "Off-Budget" roster spots for allocation money Teams that have yet to purchase a 3rd Designated Player Slot split the money paid by teams getting their 3rd slot as allocation money Allocation Money can be used in several ways: Reduce the amount of money that a non-Designated Player Rule Player costs against the salary cap down to the league minimum salary. Reduce the amount of money that a Designated Player Rule Player costs against the salary cap down from $350,000 to a minimum of $175,000. Change a player whose salary would get a Designated Player Rule Slot back into a normal salary slot.
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Translations for Allocation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- toewysing, toekenningAfrikaans
- حِصَّة، تَوْزِيع، تَحْصِيصArabic
- alocaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die ZuteilungGerman
- הַקְצָאָה, הַקְצָבָהHebrew
- kiutalás, juttatásHungarian
- alokasi, jatahIndonesian
- assegnazione, stanziamentoItalian
- skyrimas, asignavimasLithuanian
- piešķiršana; asignējumsLatvian
- tildeling, utdelingNorwegian
- przeznaczenie, przydziałPolish
- alocaţie; alocareRomanian
- выделение; ассигнованиеRussian
- dodelitev, podporaSlovenian
- tilldelning, anslag, allokeringSwedish
- 分配Chinese (Trad.)
- розміщення; призначенняUkrainian
- تقسیم ، تعینUrdu
- sự cung cấpVietnamese
- 分配Chinese (Simp.)
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