Meaning of ALLOWABLE in English

ALLOWABLE

1.

If people decide that something is ~, they let it happen without trying to stop it.

Capital punishment is ~ only under exceptional circumstances.

= permissible

ADJ

2.

Allowable costs or expenses are amounts of money that you do not have to pay tax on. (BUSINESS)

ADJ

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