overallocation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ allocation

Noun[edit]

overallocation (uncountable)

  1. Excess allocation
    • 2009 March 7, Kate Galbraith, “Little Impact Is Foreseen Over Change for Emissions”, New York Times:
      The carbon-trading pact “has struggled with credibility from Day 1, given the starting overallocation of emissions allowances,” Alex Rau, of the carbon-trading firm Climate Wedge, said in an e-mail message.