Translation of "allowance" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /əˈlaʊəns/ us

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

выплата, пособие
a clothing allowance

an amount of something that you are allowed

допустимое количество
The luggage allowance is 25 kilos.
make allowances for sb/sth

to remember that someone has a disadvantage that is not their fault when you are judging their behaviour or work

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They made allowances for the fact that he was sick.

(Translation of “allowance” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)