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Allocate

On a balance sheet, to spread an expense over more than one accounting period. One of the most prominent examples of allocation is depreciation, which spreads the cost of an asset over a certain number of years.

allocate

1. To spread systematically a single monetary amount over a number of time periods, usually years. For example, depreciation allocates the cost of a capital asset over its useful life.
2. To distribute cost or revenue throughout a number of operations or products. For example, a business must decide how to allocate the costs of running its headquarters over all its operations to determine the profitability of each of those operations.
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For instance, if relevant medical records are listed in the payment ledger but missing from the file, these allocators may not take the extra step of locating those records.
spilling versus splitting: Since both spilling and splitting live ranges reduce register pressure, how does the register allocator make a trade-off between these techniques, and how does it select the live ranges to operate on?
The difference between the amount that each subject kept when she was an allocator minus the amount each received as the receiver measures each individual's net premium over the strictly 'fair,' 50/50 split and may be provocatively called 'greed.
Freedman, 1978; Freedman and Montanari, 1980), because virtually no research exists that simultaneously focuses on managers as allocators within an expansive distributive-justice perspective.
Compare the Ultimatum Game where the recipient may reject the sum allocated to her in which case both, the allocator and the recipient, do not get anything, for exampel, Guth, Schmittberger, and Schwarze, 1982.
Factor Allocator includes two special features -- "Factor Playground" and "Factor Fit.
Partnership is key; Emphasis was placed on the "partnership" forged between the direct allocator and their selected managers and on the longer-term investment focus of their portfolios.
the market comprises: - 1 fixed phase corresponding to the installation of 6 028 heating cost allocators and thermostatic valves if necessary (1 507 dwellings) (sites whose heating consumption is greater than 120 kwh / m 2 ) and the rental of maintenance falls under these equipment, a required variant (encryption of radio relay equipment), and - 7 optional slices detailed below.
He brings 20 years of trading experience at large money center banks and hedge funds with the aim of bolstering Odeon's footprint with the larger global asset allocators.
Imagineer Technology Group is a New York City based software company that provides flexible and scalable solutions to asset managers and allocators.
Accordingly, a net 51 per cent of asset allocators are overweight equities, down one percentage point since last month but the third highest reading in the past year, the report said.
The proportion of asset allocators overweight equities has tumbled by 17 percentage points in one month, to a net 44 per cent in August.