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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.

allocate

To reserve a resource such as memory or storage. See memory allocation.
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In accordance with Federal regulatory accounting rules, it uses a uniform system of accounts that requires assigning and allocating costs based on types or cost pools.
If the trust were a unitrust with a $1 million value and a 5 percent payout rate, the trustee would distribute $50,000 to the beneficiary as trust income, even if it required asset sales, thus allocating some of the capital gain as income.
The new alliance provides an HR 7.51/eProvisioning solution to address the problem of allocating resources and supporting security protocols across an entire enterprise.
The new regulations seek to disqualify taxpayers' inappropriate foreign tax credit applications and the IRS wants to ease its concerns about partnerships allocating foreign tax credits without allocating the corresponding income.
Moreover, the IRS itself has recognized the appropriateness of allocating and apportioning stock losses to the same class of income that a stock gain would have produced, at least in respect of the oil and gas industry.
Any method not allocating to specific inventory items will be compared to the SPM or SRM, to determine whether it is reasonable and permissible.
In 1992 Langdon sold BDC to Bravo Beverage for $2,017,461, allocating $200,000 to a two-year consulting contract, $1,000,000 to a five-year noncompete agreement and $817,461 for the tangible assets.
Each "substancial contributor" would then undertake to comply with the regulations, by allocating its contributions to the private foundation on the same basis as the foundation's contributions to charitable donees are allocated.
Important guidance on computing the credit and allocating it among control group members appeared in temporary regulations (TD 9205).
The period during which the donor is prohibited from allocating GST exemption to the transferred property is called the "estate tax inclusion period" (ETIP).
Allocating Interest and Other Expenses Under Section 864(e) (*1)

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