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(of resources or duties) not yet allocated:‘£2.8 m of contingency funds remained unallocated’
- ‘By chance, Tulsa had capital sales tax funds that were unallocated at the time of the flood.’
- ‘The extra staff would bring down the rate of unallocated cases, which is currently at almost 25 per cent statewide.’
- ‘The committee heard Miss Coles knowingly misled her managers about the number of unallocated cases.’
- ‘The caseloads have increased dramatically in an attempt to get the unallocated case lists down.’
- ‘It has also made a whole lot of unallocated costs.’
- ‘The remaining 25 % of my time I leave unallocated.’
- ‘Poultry & livestock co-ops used net margins to replenish unallocated equity, which was used in 2000 to absorb net losses.’
- ‘He said efforts were on to get 500 MW of additional power from unallocated quota with the Union Ministry of Power.’
- ‘The Government can only nominate two sites for World Heritage status each year, with the earliest unallocated slots in 2008.’
- ‘Any unallocated space will be open for competitive bidding by departments.’
- ‘The National Party did not even have a system of identifying how many unallocated cases there were.’
- ‘This shifted their equity structure from allocated funding to unallocated funding.’
- ‘This is to be contrasted with an unallocated trades account.’
- ‘Usage of the unallocated space in the memory arena could also have an effect.’
- ‘Farm supply cooperatives used unallocated equity to absorb some of the net losses during 2001.’
- ‘Sources said Deshmukh would demand extra supply from the 15 per cent unallocated quota.’
- ‘I want to tell people what those unallocated cases are.’
- ‘Each tenant has the right to park in one of 8 unallocated parking spaces in the communal grounds.’
- ‘The forecasts also included large provisions for more unallocated spending - about $5.1 billion up till 2009.’
- ‘The increase in unallocated equity reversed a declining trend of the past five years.’
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