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Although labor income is by far the largest component of gross national product, a job is not just a commodity. For many, work is an important reason for living. Even for those who are less fortunate in their allocation of work, being unemployed is a miserable state.
Dale T. Mortensen

Meaning of "allocation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALLOCATION

allocation  [ˌæləˈkeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALLOCATION

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Allocation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALLOCATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Allocation

Allocation may refer to: In computers: ▪ Delayed allocation ▪ Block allocation map ▪ File allocation table ▪ IP address allocation ▪ Memory allocation ▪ C++ allocators ▪ No-write allocation ▪ Register allocation In economics: ▪ Economic system ▪ Asset allocation ▪ Allocation of resources ▪ Market allocation scheme ▪ Tax allocation district In Telecommunication: ▪ Call-sign allocation plan ▪ Frequency allocation ▪ Type allocation code Other: ▪ Resource allocation in strategic planning ▪ The allocation of scarce resources in operations research ▪ Allocation voting in voting ▪ Location-allocation, used in geographic information systems ▪ Allocation in hydrocarbon accounting to assign the proper portions of aggregated petroleum and gas flows back to contributing sources...

Definition of allocation in the English dictionary

The first definition of allocation in the dictionary is the act of allocating or the state of being allocated. Other definition of allocation is a part that is allocated; share. Allocation is also a system of dividing overhead expenses between the various departments of a business.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALLOCATION


application
ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən
authentication
ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃən
certification
ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
classification
ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
communication
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən
dedication
ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
education
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃən
identification
aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
indication
ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
location
ləʊˈkeɪʃən
medication
ˌmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
modification
ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
notification
ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
publication
ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən
qualification
ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
relocation
ˌriːləʊˈkeɪʃən
specification
ˌspɛsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
syndication
ˌsɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
vacation
vəˈkeɪʃən
verification
ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALLOCATION

alloantibody
alloantigen
allobar
allocable
allocarpy
allocatable
allocate
allocator
allocheiria
allochiria
allochthonous
allocution
allod
allodia
allodial
allodium
allogamous
allogamy
allogeneic
allogenic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALLOCATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
association
citation
combination
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of allocation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ALLOCATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «allocation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of allocation

Translation of «allocation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALLOCATION

Find out the translation of allocation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of allocation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «allocation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

分配决定
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asignación
570 millions of speakers

English

allocation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आवंटन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تخصيص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

распределение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

distribuição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বণ্টন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

allocation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Peruntukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zuteilung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

配当
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

할당액
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alokasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phân bổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒதுக்கீடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाटप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tahsis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

assegnazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przydział
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розподіл
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

alocare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατανομή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toekenning
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fördelning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

allokering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of allocation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALLOCATION»

The term «allocation» is very widely used and occupies the 12.787 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALLOCATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about allocation

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9 QUOTES WITH «ALLOCATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word allocation.
1
Adam Braun
There are many challenges in the global education ecosystem: from top-down systemic issues in how educational services are organized and delivered, to bottom-up issues of curriculum effectiveness, accountability, and human resource allocation.
2
Ray Dalio
I think that the first thing is you should have a strategic asset allocation mix that assumes that you don't know what the future is going to hold.
3
Michael Johns
To be sure, debates will linger about whether Medicare is too large or too small. Debates remain about the allocation of Medicare dollars. But December 8, 2003, demonstrated that there is no debate about this most fundamental fact: Medicare must survive.
4
Dick Morris
The Democratic Party opposes tax cuts but it cannot say so publicly. Thus, it is forced to support the idea of lowering the tax burden but using class warfare rhetoric to dispute the allocation of the relief.
5
Dale T. Mortensen
Although labor income is by far the largest component of gross national product, a job is not just a commodity. For many, work is an important reason for living. Even for those who are less fortunate in their allocation of work, being unemployed is a miserable state.
6
James O'Shaughnessy
We believe that people moving their portfolios to an overweight in bonds will be disappointed over the long-term and will significantly underperform an asset allocation that over-weights equities.
7
Abraham Robinson
We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research.
8
James Surowiecki
If someone really wants my company's business, why shouldn't he be able to do everything he can - including paying me off - to get that business? Because bribery encourages people to make decisions based on the wrong criteria, which means in the business world that it distorts the efficient allocation of resources.
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Robert Trout
The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALLOCATION»

Discover the use of allocation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to allocation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Managing the Resource Allocation Process: A Study of ...
The definitive examination of strategic investment from the viewpoint of the people who run the company--the CEO and principal officers.
Joseph L. Bower, 1986
2
Resource Allocation for Wireless Networks: Basics, ...
If you are involved in the design and development of wireless networks, as a researcher, graduate student or professional engineer, this is a must-have guide to getting the best possible performance from your network.
Zhu Han, K. J. Ray Liu, 2008
3
Risk and Asset Allocation
Portfolio optimization is presented with emphasis on estimation risk, which is tackled by means of Bayesian, resampling and robust optimization techniques. This work is both a reference for practitioners and a textbook for students.
Attilio Meucci, 2009
4
Real Options: Managerial Flexibility and Strategy in ...
Comprehensive in scope, Real Options reviews current techniques of capital budgetingand details an approach (based on the pricing of options) that provides a means of quantifying theelusive elements of managerial flexibility in the face of ...
Lenos Trigeorgis, 1996
5
Resource Allocation in Higher Education
Offers guidance for implementing reforms in the allocation of resources in colleges and universities
William F. Massy, 1996
6
Resource Allocation in Project Management
Project management and resource allocation. A project is a major one-time undertaking dedicated to some well-defined objective and involving considerable money, personnel, and equipment. It is usually initiated either by some need of the ...
Christoph Schwindt, 2006
7
Reproductive Allocation in Plants
This book examines the ecological and evolutionary explanations for variation in plant reproductive allocation from the perspective of the underlying physiological mechanisms controlling reproduction and growth.
Edward Reekie, Fakhri A. Bazzaz, 2011
8
Theory and Methodology of Tactical Asset Allocation
As interest in this technique continues to grow, J.P. Morgan's Wai Lee provides comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools needed to successfully implement and monitor tactical asset allocation.
Wai Lee, 2000
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Equitable Resource Allocation: Models, Algorithms and ...
Authored by one of the leading researchers in the field, Equitable Resource Allocation: Is the only book that provides a comprehensive exposition of equitable resource allocation problems Presents a collection of resource allocation models ...
Hanan Luss, 2012
10
Logistics of Facility Location and Allocation
An introduction to pragmatic methods for solving complex problems in facilities location: choosing from among known feasible sites or a broad range described as an area, placing facilities, and assigning customers.
Dileep R. Sule, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALLOCATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term allocation is used in the context of the following news items.
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EPFO flows might lead to higher FII allocation
Even though the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has allocated only five per cent of incremental inflows into the stock market, ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
2
KIC doubles Alts allocation and shoots for $100bn AUM
Korea Investment Corporation's total assets under management are expected to surpass $100 billion by the end of 2015, says the sovereign ... «Asian Investor, Jul 15»
3
Kharge criticises Centres budgetary allocation to Panchayat Raj
Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge criticised the Union government for drastic budget cuts to the most vulnerable ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
Annual environmental water allocations announced for Victoria
Victoria's annual environmental water allocation plan has been released, but is dependant on the seasonal weather conditions to come. «ABC Local, Jul 15»
5
JEE Advanced 2015: Mock seat allocation begins today
The process of mock seat allocation for JEE Advanced 2015 has begun. It shall be in continuation from 8 am to 5 pm. The procedure will take ... «India Today, Jul 15»
6
Allocation of land to Kuchipudi dancer opposed
Andhra Pradesh Praja Natyamandali on Saturday strongly objected proposed allocation of 16 acres of land for Kuchipudi dance teacher Swati ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Fed hikes set to start but price-in pauses, say Candriam allocation
The prospect of the Fed raising rates in September is increasingly clear cut but investors must not think this will be the beginning of systematic ... «Citywire Global, Jul 15»
8
Cedar Rapids sets hotel/motel tax allocation for next three years
The U.S. Cellular Arena and the new U.S. Cellular Convention Center attached to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Friday, June 7, 2013 in ... «The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines, Jul 15»
9
Asset allocation: Carmignac's Ouahba uses three arrows to target …
These three areas are driving asset allocation decisions on the Carmignac Patrimoine fund that she co-manages with Edouard Carmignac. «Fundweb, Jul 15»
10
Modi government to create two e-auction windows for coal allocation
KOLKATA: The government will create two separate e-auction windows for coal, targetted at stressed power companies without blocks or ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»

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