Allowable (adjective)

Permissible within certain limits or under certain conditions.


Late 16th century: from allow + -able.


  1. The company has a policy for the maximum allowable weight for packages.
  2. The allowable number of absences for the course was 10.
  3. She was only taking an allowable amount of time off work.
  4. The building code specifies the allowable height of the structure.
  5. He was well within the allowable range for the job.
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