Translation of "allowance" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (AMOUNT GIVEN) 補助金 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. 這份工作的特殊待遇包括公司退休金計劃和豐厚的差旅補助。
I couldn't have managed at college if I hadn't had an allowance from my parents. 要不是父母定期給我生活費,我沒法讀完大學。

an amount of something that you are allowed

The baggage/luggage allowance for most flights is 20 kilos. 大多數班機允許乘客攜帶的行李重量限額是20公斤。

mainly US for pocket money


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