making+allowance+for

  • 1 make allowance for — make allowance(s) for 1) take into consideration when planning or making calculations a special circuit makes allowances for changes in the ambient temperature 2) regard or treat leniently on account of mitigating circumstances she liked them and …

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  • 2 allowance — /əˈlaʊəns / (say uh lowuhns) noun 1. a definite amount or share allotted; a ration: *A queer economic, which sustained the large Bradly and the small Edmund on an equal allowance of food. –norman lindsay, 1938. 2. a definite sum of money allotted …

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  • 3 Allowance — Al*low ance, n. [OF. alouance.] 1. Approval; approbation. [Obs.] Crabbe. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance. [1913 Webster] Without the king s will or the state …

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  • 4 allowance — noun (C) 1 an amount of money that you are given regularly or for a special reason: His father gave him an allowance of $1000 a year. | travel/clothing/housing allowance etc (=money given officially to spend on travel etc): Jo s salary includes a …

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  • 5 allowance */*/ — UK [əˈlaʊəns] / US noun [countable] Word forms allowance : singular allowance plural allowances 1) a) an amount of money that someone receives regularly, in order to pay for the things they need She receives a monthly allowance of £500. a… …

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  • 6 allowance — al|low|ance [ ə lauəns ] noun count ** 1. ) an amount of money that parents give a child regularly: I had to pay for the broken window out of my allowance. a ) an amount of money that someone receives regularly, in order to pay for the things… …

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  • 7 FOR — prep. & conj. prep. 1 in the interest or to the benefit of; intended to go to (these flowers are for you; wish to see it for myself; did it all for my country; silly for you to go). 2 in defence, support, or favour of (fight for one s rights). 3… …

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  • 8 make allowance(s) for something — make allowance(s) for sth idiom to consider sth, for example when you are making a decision or planning sth • The budget made allowance for inflation. • The plan makes no allowance for people working at different rates. Main entry:… …

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  • 9 U.S Plan of Campaign for 1815 — The U.S. Plan of Campaign for 1815 was forestalled by the signing of the Treaty of Ghent which brought an end to the War of 1812.After two years of the war, the Burning of Washington drove Secretary of War John Armstrong, Jr. from office. He was… …

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  • 10 Working for Families — In 2004 the New Zealand Labour government introduced the Working for Families package as part of the 2004 budget. The package, which effectively commenced operating on 1 April 2005, had three primary aims: to make work pay; to ensure income… …

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  • 11 Disability Living Allowance — Disability Theory and models …

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  • 12 Work for the Dole — is an Australian federal government program that is a form of workfare, work based welfare. It was first permanently enacted in 1998, having been trialed in 1997.It is one means by which job seekers can satisfy their mutual obligation… …

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  • 13 Teamsters for a Democratic Union — (TDU) is a rank and file union democracy movement organizing to reform the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), or Teamsters. TDU was created out of the merger of the Professional Drivers Council (PROD) and TDU in 1979. TDU is a… …

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  • 14 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Representation in Cyprus — Established on December 14 1950, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary… …

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  • 15 Consultation Document on the Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive and for Forming the LegCo in 2012 — Participants HK Govt., LegCo, Pan democrats, pro Beijing camp Location Hong Kong Date 18 November 2009 – June 2010 Result …

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  • 16 Department for Work and Pensions — Logo of the Department for Work and Pensions Department overview Formed 2001 Preceding Departme …

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  • 17 Public Policy Limitation on Deduction for Business Expenses — Brief Introduction: Deduction for Business Expenses Section 162(a) of the Internal Revenue Code allows for taxpayers to deduct ordinary and necessary expenses paid or incurred in carrying on a trade or business from their gross income. [26 U.S.C …

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  • 18 Student Awards Agency for Scotland — The Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) is an Executive Agency of the Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department and is responsible for paying the tuition fees for Scottish higher education students and awarding student… …

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  • 19 Federal Trade Readjustment Allowance — A form of income assistance to persons who have exhausted unemployment compensation and whose jobs were affected by foreign imports. The Federal Trade Act provides special benefits under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program to those who… …

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  • 20 Soliloquy for Lilith — Infobox Album | Name = Soliloquy For Lilith Type = Album Artist = Nurse With Wound Released = 1988 Recorded = 1988 Genre = Industrial, Experimental Length = 106:43 Label = Idle Hole Producer = Steven Stapleton, Diana Rogerson Reviews = *Allmusic… …

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