allowable Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “allowable” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of allowable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"allowable" in Business English

See all translations

allowableadjective

uk   us   /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 ​taxowed is ​calculated: allowable ​deductions/​costs/​expenses Training ​costs are allowable as a ​businessdeduction.
(Definition of allowable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “allowable”
in Arabic مَسموح بِه…
in Korean 허락할 만 한…
in Portuguese admissível…
in Catalan admissible…
in Japanese (法律や規則で)許される…
in Chinese (Simplified) (法律或规定)允许的,准许的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (法律或規定)允許的,准許的…
in Italian ammissibile…
What is the pronunciation of allowable?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“allowable” in Business English

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More