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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


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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But we've got them on our hands, and we got to remember what they are, and make allowances.
With equal readiness will it be perceived, that besides these inducements to candor, many allowances ought to be made for the difficulties inherent in the very nature of the undertaking referred to the convention.
The higher daily allowance will be enjoyed by all members of parliament including chairperson, deputy chairperson, speaker, deputy speaker, parliamentary secretaries and chairmen of standing committees.
Minister Madigele further told Parliament that 'there is special equipment allowance whose amount depends on the value of the equipment while protective clothing amount is P600 per year except for nurses trainees who get P1 200 per month for the first year and P600 for the subsequent years.
According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Assembly, Friday, a law containing details on child allowance has passed the Health and Welfare Committee at the National Assembly.
The Punjab government has moved a summary to this effect to Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on the pretext that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has early this month offered an executive allowance to its PAS, PCS and PMS officers.
The Punjab government has moved a summary to this effect to Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on the pretext that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has early this month offered executive allowance to its PAS, PCS and PMS officers.
According to sources, the proposal to grant executive allowance to senior officers working in various departments is under consideration since long, but the issue seems to have been put on the back
The 605 lecturers demand that they be paid the medical risk allowances and the emergency call allowances awarded to doctors last year after their three-month strike.
Central leader of Joint Action Committee, Sindh, Akhlaq Ahmed Khan said doctors, nurses and pharmacists have been availing all allowances including health professional allowance while only paramedics are not being paid these allowances in Sindh province.
You cannot be paid Carers' Allowance while you are receiving the same amount or more from certain other benefits such as: | State Retirement Pension | Maternity Allowance | | Employment and Support Allowance - contribution based | Jobseekers Allowance -contribution based.
In addition, some embassies pay their deputy chiefs of mission a Special Overseas Allowance (SOA) that is equal to five per cent of the GOA.
According to current report issued by Ministry of Food, dozens of officials are deputed in PARC and receives millions of rupees on account of research allowance.
He announced exemption of employees up to BPS-5 from the house rent deduction, while an increase of up to 60 percent in daily allowance rate, peon allowance raised from Rs 12,000 to Rs 14,000, payment for burial etc rose from Rs 1600 to Rs 4800 and from Rs 5000 to Rs 15000.
Talking about Siachen allowance, he said level 9 and above will get Rs 42,500 as compared to Rs 31,500 recommended by Pay Commission.
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