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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALLOCATED

So you put Arthur into the living, and you allocated the income to me.

Pete allocated Aunt Caroline according to his idea of where she would do the most good.

Nor can these new expenses be allocated to the new business alone.

Resources were allocated within it with reasonable efficiency.

Developing countries were allocated the role of extending their growth.

The annual sum of 55,000 was allocated Technical instruction.

"You were allocated one hundredweight of sugar, I believe, Ma'am," he said.

In the "cell" allocated to us we could see the loving touch of a woman's hand.

They will also spend a part of the allocated month in military units to which the school is attached for the purpose.

At the end of a week Jim was placed in entire charge of a rock drill, while a negro was allocated to the machine to help him.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from verbal used of adjective allocate (mid-15c. in legal use), from Medieval Latin allocate (the common first word of writs authorizing payment), imperative plural of allocare "allocate," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Related: Allocated; allocating.

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