An example of allocation is when one refers to how the school fund-raising money is to be used for new computers.
An example of allocation is when a Social Services Department takes a potential client and assigns them a specific worker, changing their position to a case.
An example of allocation is when a company portions out their expenses and attributes a certain amount to each division.
The allocation of new permits is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Origin of allocation
- From Middle French allocacion, from Medieval Latin allocātiō.