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allocate (something) among (someone or something)

To give or portion something to several people or organizations. We allocate money among charitable donations every year. Oh, I already allocated that project among Jane, Paul, and Will.
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allocate (something) between (someone or something)

To give or portion something to several people or organizations. We allocate money between charitable donations every year. Oh, I already allocated that project between Jane and Paul.
See also: allocate, between

allocate (something) to (someone or something)

To give or portion something to a person or organization. We allocate money to charitable donations every year. Oh, I already allocated that project to Jane.
See also: allocate, to
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allocate something to someone or something

 and allocate something between someone or something; allocate something among someone or something
to give or assign something to someone or something. (Between with two, among with three or more.) The committee allocated the surplus cheese to the elderly people in the community. David allocated the money among all the members. He allocated the work between Fred and George. We had to allocate the money between the philanthropy and social committees.
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Rs126 billion rupees have been allocated for the development sector of the province.
A sum of Rs289.99m was allocated for the establishment of a model police station, while Rs39.92m has been allocated for the construction of 15 category III houses for superintendents of police in Police Lines Headquarters, H-11.
While, Rs520 million were allocated for Fulbright Scholarship Support Program HEC-USAID (Phase-II) and Rs 150 million has been allocated for strengthening and up gradation of Universities of Backward area.
In the 5 th round, allocated for Hajaej Abkar, "Al Anoud" owned by Mahmoud bin Mussalim al-Junaibi came first.
For sports development, Rs38 million has been allocated while for renovation and up-gradation Rs38 million has been set aside.
Sources further added that Rs 3 billion is likely to be allocated for Extension of Right Bank Outfall Drain from Sehwan to Sea (RBOD-II), Dadu & Thata district in Sindh against the total demand by the ministry of Rs 8 billion, while Rs 3.5 billion was allocated for the ongoing FY 2009-10, which shows 14.29 percent decrease in allocation for the year 2010-11.
However, the organization condemns the federal government for skewing allocated child care funds to the latter part of the five-year funding period instead of providing a "large enough infusion of federal funds to provide both provincial enthusiasm for the architecture and momentum to take the policy into the future."
It is essential to be aware that a rental agreement that states only when rent is payable does not specifically allocate rent within the meaning of the regulations.(25) If a rental agreement does not provide a specific allocation of fixed rent, the amount of fixed rent allocated to a rental period is the amount of fixed rent payable during that period.(26) The effect of this rule is to place a premium on a rent allocation provision in any lease that provides for unequal payments during the term of the lease.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has allocated an amount of Rs 13376.558 million for completion of 32 new and 13 ongoing health sector projects under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).
The budget documents show that Rs26.049 million have been allocated for the construction of a nursing hospital at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), the largest tertiary care, government-run hospital in the federal capital.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government has allocated Rs29,047 million under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the ongoing and new schemes of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) during fiscal years 2019-20.
Islamabad -- Approximately Rs 1.9754 billion had been allocated for Prime Minister House during the past five years.
For the rest of the expenditures of the ECP, Rs2.5 billion has been allocated from the next budget.