how to pronounce allowance


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the above transcription of allowance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

allowance is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of allowance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a as an allowance or as a budget um …”

meaning of allowance

Allowance is a sum of money given to a person by a person or organization to spend as they please.

allowance frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word allowance occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics allowance can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that allowance can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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