Meaning of ALLOWABLE in English

ALLOWABLE

— allowableness , n. — allowably , adv.

/euh low"euh beuhl/ , adj.

1. that may be allowed; legitimate; permissible: an allowable tax deduction.

n.

2. something, as an action or amount, that is allowed.

3. Ecol. See allowable cut .

[ 1350-1400; ME alouable. See ALLOW, -ABLE ]

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