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allocate
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Definition
distribute according to a plan

or:

set apart for a special purpose
  • Any "realistic" review of the AIDS virus when it was first appearing in Africa would probably have led experts and government officials to conclude that the virus was of little significance for human health and that scarce research funds should not be allocated to it—after all, it was just a virus that infected a handful of Africans, and all it did was suppress their immune systems.
    p. 244.7

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