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Definitions of allowable

  1. ALLOWABLENESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Allowably. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. deductible according to the tax laws Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Praiseworthy; laudable. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Proper to be, or capable of being, allowed; permissible; admissible; not forbidden; not unlawful or improper; as, a certain degree of freedom is allowable among friends. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Permissible; lawful; praiseworthy; acceptable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. That may be allowed: not forbidden: lawful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. That may be allowed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. That may be permitted; not improper or unlawful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for allowable

  1. Their cases are cited here, not as an aid to argument on one side or the other, but simply to show that the argument itself is no new thing- that the question as to how far freedom is allowable has been debated in the minds of honest writers, and decided in one way, long before it came to be debated by another set of honest writers, who decided it in another. – My Contemporaries In Fiction by David Christie Murray
  2. For if men were all good, this rule would not be allowable but being they are full of mischief, and would not make it good to thee, neither art thou tyed to keep it with them: nor shall a Prince ever want lawfull occasions to give colour to this breach. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
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