make no allowance for

idiom

: to fail to consider (something) when one makes a calculation
His theory makes no allowance for the possibility that the disease may be genetic.

Examples of make no allowance for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But like the laser headlights Audi wanted to import in 2014, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards make no allowance for anything other than simple high and low beams. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 28 Sep. 2020

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“Make no allowance for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20no%20allowance%20for. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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