allocative

adjective
al·​lo·​ca·​tive | \ -ātiv \

Definition of allocative

: serving to allocate an allocative analysis determination of allocative efficiency— Julius Margolis

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First Known Use of allocative

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Allocative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allocative. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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