allocation of resources

(noun) How ownership rights and asset use are determined.

Example: Typically in a group of hunters-and-gathers, resources are shared and everyone has the same rights of ownership in the group.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: allocations of resources
  • Also called resource allocation.
  • An (noun) allocator (noun) allovatively (verb) allocates (adjective) allocatable resources.

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