Translation of allocate in Spanish:

allocate

Pronunciation: /ˈæləkeɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (give) [seats/resources] asignar, adjudicar*; [task/duty] asignar; (distribute) repartir, distribuir* within the time allocated dentro del plazo concedido or establecido to allocate sth to sb asignarle algo a algn £3 million has been allocated for o to research se han destinado tres millones de libras a investigación
    More example sentences
    • Of course, Budgets are also about allocating resources in the here and now to deal with current problems.
    • The state acts best when it takes the role of a caring parent, balancing the needs of all its children and allocating its resources accordingly.
    • Are we allocating our resources in the right direction, according to your estimates?

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