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The rep handed out keys to every couple, explaining that it was easier to allocate rooms beforehand to save argument. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)We shall advise Brawdy and... ah... allocate another Sierra Romeo when available. LET NOT THE DEEP (2002)
'I will allocate a soldier to thee, upon Ione's arrival for training every day, to carry out these chores in her absence. THE ANCIENT FUTURE: THE DARK AGE (2002)
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British English: allocate VERB
If one item or share of something is allocated to a particular person or for a particular purpose, it is given to that person or used for that purpose.
Tickets are limited and will be allocated to those who apply first.
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