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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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Pizzas with more than 200% of the recommended daily allowance of fat and salt.
Figure One Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for vitamin A compared to one medium baked sweet potato.
In April 2000, the academy suggested 75 mg vitamin C as the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for women.
WASHINGTON - Claiming that the reference daily intake (RDI), a new standard for vitamins and minerals proposed by the Food and Drug Administration, sets lower standards than the currently accepted recommended daily allowance, several nutritional and medical experts have voiced strong opposition to the RDI.
Dr Doug Brown, of the Alzheimer's Society, said: "In this instance, the dosage was much higher than the recommended daily allowance and could be harmful for some.
Too often the only size available is a large glass - that's a third of a bottle of wine and takes a woman beyond the recommended daily allowance of two to three units.
The product joins the company's Teacher Vita and Trucker Vita, which all contain at least 100% of the recommended daily allowance of various vitamins and minerals, along with a proprietary blend of nutrients that focus on an occupation's specific health needs.
The recommended daily allowance of magnesium is 320 mg/day for women and 420 mg/day for men ages 70 to 79 years.
All FruitWise products contain 100 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C, according to Tropicana, a brand of Chicago-based PepsiCo.
COOL down this summer with Mr Men Fruities Ice Lollies which are made with natural colours and flavourings, are gluten-free and contain 50 per cent of the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C.

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