Translation of "allowance" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (AMOUNT GIVEN) 补助金 uk us /əˈlaʊ.ənts/

money that you are given regularly, especially to pay for a particular thing

The perks of the job include a company pension scheme and a generous travel allowance. 这份工作的特殊待遇包括公司退休金计划和丰厚的差旅补助。
I couldn't have managed at college if I hadn't had an allowance from my parents. 要不是父母定期给我生活费,我没法读完大学。

an amount of something that you are allowed

The baggage/luggage allowance for most flights is 20 kilos. 大多数班机允许乘客携带的行李重量限额是20公斤。

mainly US for pocket money


(Translation of “allowance noun (AMOUNT GIVEN)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)