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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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The list is part of the Responsible Asset Allocators Initiative at Bretton Woods II, which operates within New America to help large asset allocators reduce risks and optimize returns through strategic investments in responsible investing and sustainable development.
The tickers for the Asset Allocator Fund and Defender Funds are as follows: Absolute Capital Asset Allocator Fund -- Class A Shares: AAMAX; Investor Class Shares: AAMCX; Absolute Capital Defender Fund -- Class A Shares: ACMAX; Investor Class Shares: ACMDX.
Working in close conjunction with a number of operators led us to create our Multiscreen Resource Allocator to simplify one of the biggest day-to-day operational challenges in multiscreen, the management of the increasingly large number of profiles a thriving multiscreen service needs to cover," said Carl Walter Holst, CEO of Appear TV.
Control allocator Mel Murphy, 38, from Pontypool * She wears: Ted Baker dress, pounds 89, and shoes, pounds 90 She says: "I love the metallic look and it's very on trend at the moment so my eye was automatically drawn to this dress.
In fact, Medicare may legally recover from anyone who "touched" the file, including the insurers, allocators, attorneys and anyone else.
The distinction between these registers provides the register allocator with more choices when minimizing the call overhead [Chow and Hennessy 1990].
In spite of the automatic system operation, the allocator manually confirms resource assignments and may overrule any system decisions.
According to conventional economic reasoning, it is optimal for the allocator to offer as little as possible, say one penny (or fifty cents, if a penny is regarded as practically worthless), and for the receiver to accept any positive offer.
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 .
Deviations from equity-based distributions are thought to emerge when the specification and measurement of individual productivity are difficult for the allocator (Larwood et al.
In the Dictator Game, identification results in an equal sharing of the amount between the allocator and the recipient, that is, the share of the sum passed on rises from 26% to 50% (T = 4.
What Factor Allocator lets you see is how true that really is, and what the implications of that seemingly simple statement really are to your portfolio.