Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Allocation is the act of giving out or sharing something. (noun) An allocation is the amount that is given out or shared.

Examples: (noun) With the new focus on the environment, governments are rethinking their resource allocation plans. (noun) We need to increase the allocation of funds (money) to fix the broken roads.

Synonyms: nouns: distribution, share, ration.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 E