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(nou) an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period) (nou) a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses (nou) an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances (nou) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits (nou) a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets (nou) the act of allowing

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The volunteers took the army's uniform allowance in cash.

They were not allowed to dissipate the allowance like that.

They deadened the allowance.

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