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allowances

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plural of allowance

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1 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
  • as the war progressed, each family's allowance of sugar and flour was reduced

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2 the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something
  • without the official allowance of the school board, no organization can hold its meetings on school property

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“Allowances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/allowances. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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