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personal allowance

noun [C] uk   UK specialized us  
an amount of money that you can earn before you start to be taxed
Translations of “personal allowance”
in Chinese (Traditional) (開始繳納所得稅前的)個人收入免稅額…
in Chinese (Simplified) (开始缴纳所得税前的)个人收入免税额…
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