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  1. allowance

    • IPA[əˈlouəns]

    美式

    • n.
      the amount of something that is permitted, especially within a set of regulations or for a specified purpose;a sum of money paid regularly to a person, typically to meet specified needs or expenses.
    • v.
      give (someone) a sum of money regularly as an allowance.
    • verb: allowance, 3rd person present: allowances, gerund or present participle: allowancing, past tense: allowanced, past participle: allowanced

    • noun: allowance, plural noun: allowances

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    名詞

    • 1. the amount of something that is permitted, especially within a set of regulations or for a specified purpose a seventy-five-pound baggage allowance
    • a sum of money paid regularly to a person, typically to meet specified needs or expenses.
    • a small amount of money that a parent regularly gives a child.
    • an amount of money that can be earned or received free of tax a personal allowance 同義詞 concession, reduction, decrease, deduction, discount, ... 更多
    • a reduction in price, typically for the exchange of used goods he made the down payment with the trade-in allowance
    • a deduction in the weight that a horse is required to carry in a race.
    • tolerance; sufferance the allowance of slavery in the South

    動詞

    • 1. archaic give (someone) a sum of money regularly as an allowance.
    • n.
      another term for child benefit

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    • n.
      former term for child benefit

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    • n.
      a sum to be deducted from gross income in the calculation of taxable income.

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    • n.
      a sum to be deducted from gross income in the calculation of taxable income.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an allowance or advance on someone's pay.

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    • n.
      a sum of money for travelling expenses, paid according to the number of miles driven: the home carers usually have to use their own car, often without a mileage allowance

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    • n.
      a tax concession allowable to a company whose normal business activities (in particular oil ...

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    • n.
      (in the UK) a state benefit paid to disabled people who need constant care at home: if they are very ill they can claim other benefits, such as attendance allowance

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    • IPA[əˈlaʊəns]

    英式

    • n.
      the amount of something that is permitted, especially within a set of regulations or for a ... your baggage allowance
    • v.
      give (someone) a sum of money as an allowance: I have made up my mind to allowance him

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