allowance

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Synonyms for allowance

Synonyms for allowance

the approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority

an accommodation made in the light of special or extenuating circumstances

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Synonyms for allowance

an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)

a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

a permissible difference

a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets

the act of allowing

put on a fixed allowance, as of food

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