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The state waters allowable cod harvest for 2017 is approximately 45 million pounds.
Alternative assets accounted for 0.1 percent of GPIF holdings, below the allowable limit of 5 percent.
An uncharged suspect in an October 2016 fatal shooting in Algiers has not yet reached the end of his allowable detention, a New Orleans magistrate commissioner ruled Tuesday night (Oct. 31).
One of the three communities reported levels above the EPA's maximum allowable annual average level of 80 parts per billion in drinking water.
The parties reportedly had an agreement in principle, but then the Astros got a bad medical report on the high schooler’s arm and reduced their offer to the minimum allowable amount.
On Tuesday he was sentenced to five years in prison, the harshest punishment allowable by law.
The allowable charges are 130% to 135% of what Medicare pays for each service or procedure, state officials said.
The government has an annual allowable catch of 80,000 seal pups and 6,000 bulls.
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First Known Use of allowable
Antonymsbanned, barred, forbidden, impermissible, inadmissible, interdicted, prohibited, proscribed, verboten
Related Wordsacceptable, bearable, endurable, tolerable; accredited, allowed, authorized, certified, endorsed (also indorsed), licensed, OK (or okay), permitted, sanctioned, warranted; lawful, legal, licit; mandatory, ordered, required
Near Antonymsintolerable, unacceptable, unbearable, unendurable; objectionable; denied, disallowed, refused, rejected, vetoed; repressed, suppressed; outlawed
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