allocate
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allocate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to assign)
a. asignar
We have been allocated offices on the building's third floor.Nos han asignado oficinas en la tercera planta del edificio.
b. adjudicar
They allocated two million dollars to the project.Adjudicaron dos millones de dólares al proyecto.
c. destinar (funds or resources)
The state allocated additional funds for school infrastructure modernization.El estado destinó fondos adicionales a la modernización de la infraestructura escolar.
2. (to distribute)
a. asignar
Cassie works for the city government, and she's in charge of efficiently allocating resources.Cassie trabaja para el ayuntamiento y se encarga de asignar los recursos de manera eficaz.
b. repartir
The company allocated dividends among its shareholders.La empresa repartió dividendos entre los accionistas.
c. distribuir
The president allocated responsibilities among the board members.El presidente distribuyó las responsabilidades entre los consejeros.
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allocate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. asignar
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allocate [ˈæləʊkeɪt]
transitive verb
1 (allot) asignar;to a
to allocate funds for a purpose asignar or destinar fondos para un propósito
2 (distribute) repartir;among entre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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