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Spell check of allowances

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Correct spelling:
allowances

Synonyms:

noun
allotments
lots, parts, stakes, Quanta, shares, Budgets, Measures, dispensations, divisions, assignments, commissions, partitions, splits, slices, parcels, portions, rations, segments, allocations, allotments, chunks, percentages, pieces, proportions, quotas, stipends.
amounts
numbers, Quantities, Tallies, totals, sums, amounts.
compromises
Adjustments, concessions, settlements, compromises, accommodations, compensations, halfway points, mediations, middle courses.
fringe benefit
gravy, Solatium, additional benefit, compensation package, employee benefit.
permissions
Leaves, Freedoms, Licenses, Permits, releases, permissions, privileges, consents, sanctions, approvals, passes, blessings, authorizations, cartes blanche, franchises, tolerances.
portions
stocks, Halves, cuts, sectors, zones, interests, bits, compartments, dividends, fractions, helpings, members, subdivisions.
qualifications
provisions, Provisos, catches, exceptions, stipulations, modifications, conditions, limitations, qualifications, reservations.
rewards
amends, sweepstakes, wages, Bonuses, Bounties, Carrots, Grants, Incentives, Plums, Remunerations, Rewards, Sweeteners, considerations, lures, gifts, payments, awards, enticements, gratuities, honoraria, inducements, prizes, temptations, tips, treats, tributes.
Examples of usage:
  1. Their salaries and allowances are fixed by the parliament of Canada. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  2. In short, it was one of those rare days when everything goes right, and everybody seems to be inclined to give and take, and to make allowances for their neighbours. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  3. The size, shape and color of the leaves are quite distinctive of species and more or less so of varieties, if allowances are made for variation due to environment. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  4. Well, Mr. Drew, ye got to make allowances for ol'- timers in the hills. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  5. Those, for example, in relation to the Pay Master and Surgeon General assign to them an annual salary of $ 2. 500, but are silent as to allowances which in certain exigencies of the service may be deemed indispensable to the discharge of their duties. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various

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