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allocate

[′a·lō‚kāt]
(computer science)
To place a portion of a computer memory or a peripheral unit under control of a computer program, through the action of an operator, program instruction, or executive program.
(industrial engineering)
To assign a portion of a resource to an activity.
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allocate

To reserve a resource such as memory or storage. See memory allocation.
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Further, the government has allocated Rs5 million as a Sikh welfare package and Rs20 million for holding festivals of the minority communities.
The Balochistan finance minister announced that Rs1.60 billion for sports and tourism have been allocated in the budget.
The government also allocated Rs50 million for Strengthening Tax System and Building Tax Policy Analysis Capacity project whereas Rs20 million have been allocated for construction of Zonal Office (IR) at Kohat.
The construction of four police barracks for 100 officials each in F-7, F-8, G-9 and G-10 has been allocated Rs57.88m in the development budget for the next fiscal year, while Rs59.86m has been allocated for a similar project to build five police barracks for 100 officials each near K Block.
Rs350 million has been allocated for enhancement of Research Facilities at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Ravi Campus Pattoki, as well as Rs800 million has also been allocated establishment of Sub-Campus of Public Sector Universities at district level.
In the 3 rd round, allocated for Hajaej Abkar, "Al Shahiniyah" owned by Hamad bin Said al-Bartmani came first.
A sum of Rs153 million has been allocated for tourism besides Rs150 has been allocated for the construction of hilly resorts in order to facilitate local and foreign tourists.
Sources maintained the federal government is likely to allocate Rs 3 billion for Mangla Dam Raising Project in Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2010-11 against the total demand of Ministry Water & Power for the project of Rs 11 billion, while present allocation is observed 75 percent decrease as compared to allocated amount of Rs 12 billion for ongoing FY-2009-10.
Generally, the loss would be allocated to all the partners based on the manner in which the partners agreed to share losses under the partnership agreement.
Under the tax-benefit exception, she would have been allocated only $14,204 of the erroneous items (an amount equal to her separate taxable income).
Trust accounting income rules are based on state law and do not necessarily track income tax rules (e.g., capital gains are taxable income generally allocated to trust accounting principal rather than income).