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allowance
American English: /əˈlaʊəns/
British English: /əˈlaʊəns/

Translation of allowance in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (from employer) entertainment allowance
    complemento para gastos de representación
    Example sentences
    • It is likely that the IRS may find issues of concern in the area of taxable fringe benefits, particularly automobile allowances and relocation expenses.
    • My husband gives me an allowance for my own expenses.
    • Then figure out which items you will continue to be responsible for and which expenses you want the allowance to cover.
    1.2 (from state) invalidity/maternity allowance
    prestación por invalidez/maternidad
    1.3 (private)
    Example sentences
    • Regardless of how much you give, it's a good idea to regularly disperse the allowance and increase the amount as the child gets older.
    • Since back to school time is rapidly approaching, here are answers to the four most common questions we get from parents about allowances.
    • For example, parents use allowances or dessert to encourage their children to make their beds or eat their dinners.
  • 2 (free of tax) See examples:personal allowance
    (monto que un individuo puede ganar sin pagar impuestos)
    duty-free allowance
    (mercancías que se pueden ingresar al país sin pagar impuestos)
    Example sentences
    • Everyone is entitled to a personal allowance - the amount you can earn before tax is due - from the day they are born.
    • Duty free allowances are to increase from £140 per person to £1,000.
    • Children all have their own personal allowances, which mean they can earn £4,385 a year before paying any tax.
  • 3to make allowance(s) for somebody/something (treat leniently, take into account)you have to make allowances for him: he's very young
    tienes que ser indulgente con él, es muy joven
    he doesn't make allowance for mistakes
    no acepta ningún error
    we've made allowance(s) for delays
    hemos tenido en cuenta posibles retrasos

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