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Related to make allowance for: come in handy, at first, bevy of beauties, be damned, so much for, take account of, stand a chance
Brit Education a salary supplement given to a teacher who is appointed to undertake extra duties and responsibilities
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a discount from the agreed price, applicable when goods received are of poor quality. Stipulations for such an allowance are common in international trade.
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An intentional difference in sizes of two mating parts, allowing clearance usually for a film of oil, for running or sliding fits.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. See cash allowance.
2. See contingency allowance.
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