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An example use of allocate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… about um how they uh allocate their …”
Allocate means to divide or distribute something among a number of people or groups.
the word allocate occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that allocate can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;