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Synonyms for allowable
əˈlaʊ ə bəlal·low·able

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  1. allowableadjective

    Permissible; tolerable; legitimate.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. allowableadjective

    deductible according to the tax laws


    nondeductible, inadmissible

  2. permissible, allowableadjective

    that may be permitted especially as according to rule

    "permissible behavior in school"; "a permissible tax deduction"


    inadmissible, nondeductible

  3. allowableadjective

    deserving to be allowed or considered


    inadmissible, nondeductible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. allowableadjective

    permissible, admissible, lawful, proper, justifiable, warrantable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. allowableadjective

    permissible, admissible

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  1. Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel:

    The sentence imposed was the maximum allowable under the agreement and took into consideration numerous aggravating and mitigating factors, including the vulnerability of the victim and the position of trust held by the defendant, this sentence honors the wishes of the victims in this case.

  2. Jane Houlihan:

    The FDA should lower the allowable limit, in the meantime, parents have options -- other types of infant cereal have one-sixth as much arsenic as infant rice cereal, on average, and are safer choices.

  3. Amanda Cohn:

    I think from a public health perspective there's a clear need in some situations for individuals to receive a different vaccine, so if there's not any allowable language in the FDA's fact sheets or EUA authorization, then those individuals are left behind.

  4. Miguel Cerbantes:

    Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the others

  5. The Air Force:

    While initial reviews indicate that aircrew transiting through Scotland adhered to all guidance and procedures, we understand that U.S. Service members lodging at higher-end accommodations, even if within government rates, might be allowable but not advisable, even when Air Force aircrews follow all directives and guidance, we must still be considerate of perceptions of not being good stewards of taxpayer funds that might be created through the appearance of aircrews staying at such locations.


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