un·​al·​lo·​cat·​ed ˌən-ˈa-lə-ˌkā-təd How to pronounce unallocated (audio)
: not apportioned or distributed for a specific purpose : not allocated
unallocated funds

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Michael Rodriguez has unveiled a proposal to spend $10 million in unallocated federal COVID-19 recovery funding to help low-income Chicagoans meet the deadline. Chicago Tribune Staff, Chicago Tribune, 15 Dec. 2022 The partnership would last through Dec. 31 of this year and use $350,000 in unallocated county funds. Vanessa Swales, Journal Sentinel, 19 Sep. 2022 The two countries did reach a provisional agreement in 1983 to share the water of the Teesta during the lean pre-monsoon period, under which Bangladesh would get 36% of the water and India 39%, while 25% would remain unallocated. Abu Siddique, Quartz, 2 Oct. 2022 The city will have to decide how to spend the approximately 25% of the funds that remain unallocated — and a big question is how much will go to maintaining services in 2024. Alison Dirr, Journal Sentinel, 17 June 2022 Texas House Democrats unveiled a proposal Tuesday for a $15,000 pay raise for public school teachers, using at least $20 billion of the tens of billions of unallocated funds available to the Legislature this session. Edward Mckinley, San Antonio Express-News, 24 Jan. 2023 DiPentima noted that Lamont and lawmakers still have more than $100 million in unallocated federal pandemic relief that Congress provided through the American Rescue Plan Act. Keith M. Phaneuf, Hartford Courant, 24 Nov. 2022 Brian Lester, county attorney and chief of staff for Wood, said about $29 million in American Rescue Plan Act money remains unallocated. Tom Sissom, Arkansas Online, 29 July 2022 While much of the $100 million is accounted for in the board’s plan, roughly $37 million is listed as unallocated, allowing the board to figure out how to use the funds later on instead of on Tuesday. Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unallocated was in 1869

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“Unallocated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unallocated. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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