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Definition of Allocation

Allocation

  1. The act of putting one thing to another; a placing; disposition; arrangement.
  2. An allotment or apportionment; as, an allocation of shares in a company.
  3. The admission of an item in an account, or an allowance made upon an account; -- a term used in the English exchequer.

Allocation Quotations

Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
Bill Gates

Negotiations over a shrinking pie are especially difficult because they require an allocation of losses. People tend to be much more easygoing when they bargain over an expanding pie.
Daniel Kahneman

If someone really wants my company's business, why shouldn't he be able to do everything he can - including paying me off - to get that business? Because bribery encourages people to make decisions based on the wrong criteria, which means in the business world that it distorts the efficient allocation of resources.
James Surowiecki

I think that the first thing is you should have a strategic asset allocation mix that assumes that you don't know what the future is going to hold.
Ray Dalio

The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.
Robert Trout
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Allocation Translations

allocation in German is Belegung, Zuordnung, Zuteilung, Zuweisung
allocation in Swedish is tilldelning

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