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English definition of “allocate”

allocate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈæləkeɪt/
to give some time, money, space, etc to be used for a particular purpose: The government has promised to allocate extra money for health care. More police time should be allocated to crime prevention.Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of allocate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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