Definitions: (noun) Allocation is the act of giving out or sharing something. (noun) An allocation is the amount that is given out or shared.
Examples: (noun) With the new focus on the environment, governments are rethinking their resource allocation plans. (noun) We need to increase the allocation of funds (money) to fix the broken roads.
Synonyms: nouns: distribution, share, ration.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 E