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household allocative system

Definition of Household Allocative System

(noun) The distribution of financial resources in a household.

Etymology of Household Allocative System

Household Allocative System Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈhaʊsˌ(h)oʊld ˈæləˌkeɪdɪv ˈsɪstᵻm/
    • British English
      • /ˈhaʊs(h)əʊld ˈaləkətɪv ˈsɪstᵻm/
  • Syllabification: (house·hold al·lo·ca·tive sys·tem)

Usage Note

  • Plural: household allocative systems

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Cite the Definition of Household Allocative System

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “household allocative system.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 26, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/household-allocative-system/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

household allocative system. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/household-allocative-system/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “household allocative system.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/household-allocative-system/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“household allocative system.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 26 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/household-allocative-system/>.