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noun     allocation pronunciation in American English
/ˌæləˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularallocation
pluralallocations
  1. 1
    [countable] an amount or share of something that is given to someone or used for a particular purpose

    The team has received an additional allocation of tickets.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of deciding to give an amount or share of something to someone

    the allocation of funds

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