In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(give)(seats/resources) asignar(resources/seats) adjudicar(duty/task) asignarrepartirdistribuirwithin the time allocated — dentro del plazo concedido / establecido
- to allocate sth to sb — asignarle algo a algn
- £3 million has been allocated for / to research — se han destinado tres millones de libras a investigación
- Shortly this council will go through a budget process allocating millions of dollars to various projects.
- Every member of our society is at total liberty to allocate his or her resources wherever he or she wishes.
- By contrast, casting or drawing lots to assure fairness in allocating duties or rewards has been acceptable for millennia.
- 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.
- He claims this has prevented vital resources being allocated to tackle the problem.
- As an economist, I believe in the market as an efficient mechanism for allocating resources.
- The impact of disasters reflects the way societies choose their priorities and allocate their resources.
- When the central government allocates resources, it does so on the basis of what the prisons can do for themselves, bearing in mind their access to raw materials and markets.
- Economics is often described as the study of how to allocate limited resources in the face of unlimited wants.
- Why didn't you allocate the amount of resources necessary to earn an A in this class?
- Are we allocating our resources in the right direction, according to your estimates?
- The school principal allocates resources and allows for flexible scheduling to provide time for teacher collaboration.
- All seeds within a fruit must compete for resources allocated by the maternal plant.
- Under the rules which allocate parental responsibility, the woman who gives birth to a child is in law the mother of that child.
- The budget specifically allocates a six per cent increase (over two years) for teachers' salaries.
- This means the role of the market in allocating resources has been weakened.
- Of course, Budgets are also about allocating resources in the here and now to deal with current problems.
- Should quality of life be a relevant factor in deciding how to allocate scarce resources?
- Those given responsibilities to allocate public resources must adhere to the plan.
- No doubt the tourism bosses factored all this into their spreadsheets when allocating the advertising budget.
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