plural of allocation
as in subsidies
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

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as in distributions
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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“Allocations.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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