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allocation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌaləˈkāSHən/,
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allocations, plural;
  1. The action or process of allocating or distributing something
    • - more efficient allocation of resources
    • - ticket allocation
  2. An amount or portion of a resource assigned to a particular recipient


  1. allotment: a share set aside for a specific purpose
  2. allotment: the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
  3. (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
  4. (allocate) distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; "I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"
  5. In Major League Soccer, an allocation represents an amount of money teams can use to sign players and/or allocate to their salaries to get under the salary cap. ...
  6. The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources
  7. (Allocations) Actual demand created by sales orders or work orders against a specific item.
  8. (Allocations) The assignments of frequencies by the FCC for various communications uses (e.g., television, radio, land-mobile, defense, microwave, etc.) to achieve fair division of the available spectrum and minimize interference among users.
  9. (ALLOCATIONS) Plastic Oddities reserves the right to allocate its inventory of products in such a manner as it may from time to time, in its sole and absolute discretion, determine, and Plastic Oddities will not be liable for any delay in filling, or any failure to fill, any purchase order due ...
  10. (Allocations) Represent the minimum number of rooms that should be guaranteed to customers every day.
  11. (Allocations) That portion of a receiving water's loading capacity attributed to one of its existing or future pollution sources (nonpoint or point) or to natural background sources. ...
  12. (Allocations) are proposals that a certain site or area of land should be developed for particular uses and/or buildings. They are shown on a Proposals Map, contained within the Local Plan or Local Development Framework. ...
  13. (Allocations) land identified in the Local Plan for development (with or without planning permission).
  14. Allocations refer to the linking of actual demand for an Item in a Sales, Assembly or Job orders to the Inventory Item. It provides an indication as to when, and in what quantities, the Item is required.
  15. (allocate) To assign a resource for use in performing a specific task.
  16. (Allocate) Identification of costs with cost objectives; apportioning or distributing costs to products, processes, jobs, or departments. (IMA)
  17. (Allocate) The process used to release funding to sponsors of a previously approved transportation project.
  18. (Allocate) To reserve the required amounts of a resource, such as memory.
  19. (Allocate) To spread the cost of an item systematically among other items. For example, a check amount was written to replenish petty cash and can be allocated among several expense accounts such as postage, office expense, and meals and entertainment.
  20. (Allocate) to map or assign to.
  21. (allocate) v. ~ sth allot or assign sth (to sb/sth) for a special purpose
  22. (Allocated) set aside or shared out.
  23. The process of assigning activities, costs or facilities e.g. space to a certain organizational units.
  24. Distribution according to a plan. Depreciation, amortization, and depletion are methods to allocate costs to periods benefited.
  25. the charging of discrete, identifiable costs to cost centers or cost units. A cost is allocated when it is unique to a particular cost center.