Allocate

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Definition

to allocate: to assign, to distribute (resources for example)
verb
The government allocated a small sum of money for us to complete our project.

Examples

  • "Your company's plan allows you to increase or decrease your monthly pay-in at any time, as well as to re-allocate the investments of your plan."
  • "And then I'm supposed to have a meeting with Philip and talk about the sales budget for the next quarter, and I just know he's going to ask me for more stuff that I can't afford to allocate him, and - well - you know what Philip's like, and."
  • "Several departments, including Sales and Production, did not spend all of the money they were allocated at last year's budget approval meeting."
  • "But I fought tooth and nail, and managed to allocate funds for the following items"
  • "Consequently, I have decided to cancel the statue project, and give the allocated money for the statue to charity."
  • "We will be allocating significant resources to its development: money, equipment, personnel."

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