n. 津贴，补助; 零用钱; 限额; 免税额
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 of £70 a week...
She gets an allowance for looking after Lillian.
A child's allowance is money that is given to him or her every week or every month by his or her parents.
Your tax allowance is the amount of money that you are allowed to earn before you have to start paying income tax.
...those earning less than the basic tax allowance.
A particular type of allowance is an amount of something that you are allowed in particular circumstances.
Most of our flights have a baggage allowance of 44lbs per passenger.
If you make allowances for something, you take it into account in your decisions, plans, or actions.
We'll make allowances in the schedule for time off...
The raw exam results make no allowance for social background.
If you make allowances for someone, you accept behaviour which you would not normally accept or deal with them less severely than you would normally, because of a problem that they have.
He's tired so I'll make allowances for him.
1. an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period);
2. a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses
3. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances;
4. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
5. a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
6. the act of allowing;
1. put on a fixed allowance, as of food
earnings, allowance, income, salary, wage, pay, fee
make allowance (s) for
What is the baggage allowance on the flight?
Our price has already made full allowance for the size of the order.
P: Could he get the normal free baggage allowance?
顾客: 他可以享受免费行李额 吗 ?
Could you tell me what the maximum weight allowance is?
您能告诉我行李的最大重量限额是多少 吗 ?
The allowance per passenger is 25 kgs.