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allowable

adjective
 
 
/əˈlaʊəbl̩/
allowed according to the laws or rules that control a particular area of activity: allowable amount/level/limit The amounts of mercury present far exceeded the Japanese government's allowable level.
ACCOUNTING relating to a cost or an amount that can be taken off your income or profit before the tax owed is calculated: allowable deductions/costs/expenses Training costs are allowable as a business deduction.
Translations of “allowable”
in Korean 허락할 만 한…
in Arabic مَسموح بِه…
in Portuguese admissível…
in Catalan admissible…
in Japanese (法律や規則で)許される…
in Italian ammissibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) (法律或規定)允許的,准許的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (法律或规定)允许的,准许的…
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