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allocation

The designed or intended distribution of a thing, typically used in the context of patient assignment to a particular arm in a clinical trial.

allocation

Vox populi The distribution of a thing. See Nonrandomized allocation, Resource allocation.

allocation

(al″ŏ-kā′-shŏn)
The assignment or distribution of assets or duties.

allocation

the technique of forming groups in a population for the purpose of carrying out comparisons between them. The objective is to create comparable groups and to avoid bias. Techniques used include random allocation, self-selection or clinical judgment.
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The IRS issued final regulations on revaluations of capital accounts and contributions of long-term contracts and proposed regulations on gain deferral on a sale of QSB stock, debt of disregarded entities and special allocations of foreign tax expenditures.
Multiplying the proportions in panel 1 by each activity's cost leads to the allocations shown.
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Evergreen Envision Growth and Income Fund seeks to provide growth of capital and current income through the following allocation parameters:
Developed for medium-to-large organizations, the ARTHUR Allocation System delivers high-value decision-support capabilities to allocation teams within retail organizations.
Accordingly, its allocations are arbitrary and capricious; P's allocations meet the arm's-length standard.
It took them a while to fix that and up the allocations.
Every capital management process involves allocation decisions, sanctioning decisions and monitoring (which may or may not lead to reallocation decisions).
Federal Income Tax Allocations: Should the new special election be made to conform the allocation of federal income taxes for E&P purposes with the method now mandated for basis purposes?
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Participants may also create customized allocations using funds they select.