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allowance

Brit Education a salary supplement given to a teacher who is appointed to undertake extra duties and responsibilities

Allowance

 

a discount from the agreed price, applicable when goods received are of poor quality. Stipulations for such an allowance are common in international trade.

allowance

[ə′lau̇·əns]
(design engineering)
An intentional difference in sizes of two mating parts, allowing clearance usually for a film of oil, for running or sliding fits.

allowance

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The demographic structure authority recommended that such workers could be replaced by making allowance for advanced building systems.
We were still heading generally eastward but, even making allowance for our much reduced speed over unmade tracks, we must surely now be somewhere east of Tbilisi.
On their records so far, Yeovil have to be accepted as more than a goal superior to Southend, even before making allowance for the extra advantage they will enjoy today from playing on their own ground at Huish Park.