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personal allowancenoun [C]

uk   us   UK ( US personal exemption)
TAX the amount of income you can earn each year before paying tax: If your total income is more than the personal allowance, you will have to pay tax on the difference.
(Definition of personal allowance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “personal allowance”
in Chinese (Simplified) (开始缴纳所得税前的)个人收入免税额…
in Chinese (Traditional) (開始繳納所得稅前的)個人收入免稅額…
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