Translation of "allocate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈæl.ə.keɪt/ us

A to give something to someone as their share of a total amount, to use in a particular way

asignar, repartir
The government is allocating £10 million for health education.
As project leader, you will have to allocate people jobs/allocate jobs to people.
It is not the job of the investigating committee to allocate blame for the disaster/to allocate blame to individuals.
allocation noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌæl.əˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us

reparto, distribución
the allocation of resources/funds/time

(Translation of “allocate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈӕləkeit/

to give (to someone) for his own use

designar, asignar
He allocated a room to each student.

to set apart (for a particular purpose)

They allocated $500 to the project.
allocation noun

the allocation of resources.

(Translation of “allocate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)