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allocate
American English: /ˈæləˌkeɪt/
British English: /ˈaləkeɪt/

Translation of allocate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (give)
    (seats/resources)
    (task/duty)
    (distribute)
    within the time allocated
    dentro del plazo concedido or establecido
    to allocate something to somebody
    asignarle algo a alguien
    £3 million has been allocated for o to research
    se han destinado tres millones de libras a investigación
    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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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.