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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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This great point attained, Madame Mantalini argued the question of the allowance, and Mr Mantalini did the same, taking occasion to show that he could live with uncommon satisfaction upon bread and water, and go clad in rags, but that he could not support existence with the additional burden of being mistrusted by the object of his most devoted and disinterested affection.
These were doled out in scanty allowances, barely sufficient to keep up existence, and at length failed them altogether.
"Put us on short allowance, then, doctor," responded Kennedy, "but we must not despair.
Here, too, she would have no need of allowances. No temptation would be strong enough to make her do a mean act or think a mean thought, for her courage would give her strength, and her strength would make her proof against temptation.
But we've got them on our hands, and we got to remember what they are, and make allowances. Sometimes I wish we could hear of a country that's out of kings."
Nor will they barely make allowances for the errors which may be chargeable on the fallibility to which the convention, as a body of men, were liable; but will keep in mind, that they themselves also are but men, and ought not to assume an infallibility in rejudging the fallible opinions of others.
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 allowance includes--two language encouragement allowance, encouragement allowance for computer operations, postgraduate allowance, cash handling allowance, Project allowance (Irrigation Department), Encouragement allowance under voluntary family planning.
If the SRC gives in to the MCAs, the 1,450 ward reps across the country will get Sh85,000 monthly housing allowance.
It also said that irregular payment of Rs27.145 million was awarded as Adhoc Relief Allowance in 2016 and 2017 to the DRAP RO Scale employees, while Rs308.591 million unauthorized payment was made in respect of Health Professional Allowance.
Young Doctors Association (YDA) Islamabad chapter has been demanding for a long time that the federal government enhance their allowance and bring it at par with the allowances given to doctors in the Punjab province.
The incentive allowance would continue for unscheduled secretariat BPS-17 officer while executive allowance would be given to the scheduled employees from BPS-17 to BPS21.
Some councillors who are given additional roles, such as cabinet members, are then able to claim for a special responsibility allowance.
They can claim as much as Sh96,000 each per week and up to S84,000 per month in night allowance, notwithstanding the fact that virtually all of them have homes in Nairobi.MILEAGE CLAIMSAnd on the days Parliament is not in session between Friday and Monday, the lawmakers are entitled to mileage claims calculated on the basis of the distance between Parliament Buildings and an individual MP's constituency.
Under the public servants' salary increment, 1.1 million public servants are entitled to receive an Interim Allowance of Rs.2, 500/= effective today.
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