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1‘more efficient allocation of resources’
allotment, assignment, issuing, issuance, awarding, grant, granting, administration
earmarking, designation, setting aside, budgeting
sharing out, apportionment, distribution, handing out, dealing out, doling out, giving out, parcelling out, rationing out, dividing out, dividing up, dispensation, measuring out, meting out
informal divvying up, dishing out
2‘the Ministry spent more than its annual allocation of funds’
allowance, allotment, quota, share, ration, grant, limit, portion, helping, slice, stint, lot, measure, proportion, percentage
informal cut, whack
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