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allot (something) to (someone or something)

To give or portion something to a person or organization. We allot money to charitable donations every year. Oh, I already allotted that project to Jane.
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allot something to someone or something

to give or assign something to someone or something. We will allot a share of the proceeds to charity. I allotted a small portion of the work to Fred.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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" They say Dr Deka was biased in allotting this house to his wife," a member of the House Allotment Committee, AIIMS, said.
The civic circles told that as per rule under which judges were being allotted official residences, officers deputed in federal capital were allotted residences for specific time temporarily, however, Ministry of Hosing and Works is allotting the official residences to newly appointed judges permanently.
Twenty- six years have passed and they are now allotting plots at an inflated rate but without any facility," Rahul Gupta, who has filed a PIL regarding this, said.
Huge loss to Govt exchequer was caused by allotting plots for CNG station, community centres, Shadi Hall and primary school on very nominal prices.
The court while ordering for allotting the government residences as per waiting list disposed of the petition.
They added that most of applicants had passed away while waiting the plots and other were also waiting to the CDA decision for allotting the plots but CDA were not taking any action.
The LDA authorities are requested to settle this long outstanding issue by allotting alternate plots to the affected allottees at an early date.