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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. We'll allocate some time among all these topics in the meeting, don't worry.
See also: allocate, among

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. We'll allocate some time between budgeting and strategizing in the meeting, don't worry.
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. We'll allot some time in the meeting to this topic, don't worry.
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.
See also: allocate, to
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A register allocator must make a number of decisions and must address these issues:
The philosophy is for the system to fully handle all routine tasks, allowing the allocator sufficient time in critical situations to take decisions prepared by the system.
They argue that relatively even allocations are consistent with expected utility maximization because the allocator is merely responding to a rational fear of rejection.
Municipal owners and operators may also participate in an expedited settlement process with liability based upon their "ability to pay" their allocated "fairshare." In determining a municipalities "ability to pay" its "fairshare," the allocator must consider whether such payment would either "create a substantial demonstrable risk that the municipality would default on existing debt obligations, be forced into bankruptcy, be forced to dissolve, or be forced to make budgetary cutbacks that would substantially reduce current levels of protection of public health and safety ....
For example, Mikula (1980) pointed out that a serious shortcoming of allocation studies is the reliance on a single dependent variable (the allocation decision), with little information being provided about the explicit or implied process underlying the allocator's decision.
He brings deep general management experience as a 30+ year industry leader, both as an investment manager and allocator. Most recently, he was the Head of Portfolio Management at PAAMCO, one of the largest alternative allocators and emerging manager investors.
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Prior to moving to the UAE, Sanders occupied the position of an asset allocator and fund manager at Procter & Gamble's Global Pension business.
We argue that in the structurally comparable dictator Game [5] discussionalso leads to more "other-regarding." Behaviour inducing the allocator to pass some positive amount of money on to the recipient.
Summary: When nothing looks cheap, multi-asset investors need to write new pages into the asset allocator's textbook.