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  • make allowances for — make allowance for 1) you must make allowances for delays Syn: take into consideration, take into account, bear in mind, have regard to, provide for, plan for, make plans for, get ready for, allow for, make provision for, make preparations for,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • make allowances for — ► make allowances for 1) take into consideration. 2) treat (someone) leniently because of their difficult circumstances. Main Entry: ↑allowance …   English terms dictionary

  • allowance — al|low|ance W3S2 [əˈlauəns] n 1.) [C usually singular] an amount of money that you are given regularly or for a special purpose a monthly/annual etc allowance ▪ His father gives him a monthly allowance of £200. allowance for ▪ Do you get an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • allowance — [ə lou′əns] n. 1. the act of allowing, permitting, admitting, etc. [the allowance of a claim] 2. something allowed as a share; specif., an amount of money, food, etc. given regularly to a child, dependent, etc. or to military personnel for a… …   English World dictionary

  • allowance — ► NOUN 1) the amount of something allowed. 2) a sum of money paid regularly to a person. 3) an amount of money that can be earned or received free of tax. ● make allowances for Cf. ↑make allowances for …   English terms dictionary

  • make allowance for — See make allowances for …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • allowance — [[t]əla͟ʊəns[/t]] allowances 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of amount An allowance is money that is given to someone, usually on a regular basis, in order to help them pay for the things that they need. He lives on a single parent s allowance… …   English dictionary

  • allowance — noun (C) 1 an amount of money that you are given regularly or for a special reason: His father gave him an allowance of $1000 a year. | travel/clothing/housing allowance etc (=money given officially to spend on travel etc): Jo s salary includes a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • allowance */*/ — UK [əˈlaʊəns] / US noun [countable] Word forms allowance : singular allowance plural allowances 1) a) an amount of money that someone receives regularly, in order to pay for the things they need She receives a monthly allowance of £500. a… …   English dictionary

  • allowance — n. taking into account 1) to make (an) allowance for (to make allowance/an allowance for inexperience; to make allowances for wear and tear) sum granted 2) to grant an allowance 3) a cost of living; depletion; trade in allowance 4) a daily;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • allowance — al|low|ance [ ə lauəns ] noun count ** 1. ) an amount of money that parents give a child regularly: I had to pay for the broken window out of my allowance. a ) an amount of money that someone receives regularly, in order to pay for the things… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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