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allocate (something) to

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.
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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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National History and Literary Heritage Division against its allocation of Rs 272.
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The Tax Court accepts the allocation methods prescribed by the tax code and regulations; allocations based on equity arguments fail.
The United Technologies approach has ingredients which risk managers say they want in their allocation method.
Other types of resource allocation mechanisms are associated with markets with different characteristics, such as monopolies (single seller, e.
allocation rule, the proposed regulations can be refined to further the national interest in making charitable contributions without abrogating the tax policy under the section 1.
The view that the individual's claim to medical resources is predominant has kept us from making hard health care allocation choices.
However, the regulation does not state that any allocation proposed by the Service automatically produces an arm's-length result without reference to what arm's-length parties would do.
Broader range allowances for asset allocation may enable pensions to invest in more property nowadays, but in a strange scenario in 2001, they actually curtailed real estate investment just when the asset class was poised to take off.
Provide online advisory services to enrollees to help them with their investment allocation decisions, Plans can otter online enrollment and provide educational tools, retirement calculators and transaction capabilities, such as changing investment allocations.
Figure 1 shows the linkages that must be managed if capital allocation is to support strategy and value growth.
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