a sum of money allotted for a specific use by official or formal action <recognizing the importance of the arts in the health of a city, the council increased the allocation for the city's annual jazz festival> Related Words aid
, block grant
; foreign aid
, state aid
, trust fund
the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group <the allocation of Halloween candy became my job when I was too old to go trick-or-treating myself>
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