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allocate

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1 to give as a share or portion

  • not enough computers to allocate one to every student
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2 to give out (something) to appropriate individuals

  • allocated the housework in such a way that the older kids got more than the younger ones
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3 to keep or intend for a special purpose

  • sliced the strawberries after first allocating all the nicest ones for the top of the cake
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set apart, set aside

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