allowable

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Etymology[edit]

Old French alouable (Modern French allouable), from allouer.

Adjective[edit]

allowable (comparative more allowable, superlative most allowable)

  1. Appropriate; satisfactory; acceptable.
  2. Intellectually admissible; valid; probable.
  3. Able to be added or deducted in consideration of something.
  4. Permissible; tolerable; legitimate.
  5. (obsolete) Praiseworthy.

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