allowable

[uh-lou-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
that may be allowed; legitimate; permissible: an allowable tax deduction.
noun
2.
something, as an action or amount, that is allowed.
3.
Ecology, allowable cut.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French alouable. See allow, -able

allowableness, noun
allowably, adverb
preallowable, adjective
preallowably, adverb
unallowable, adjective
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allowable (əˈlaʊəbəl)
 
adj
permissible; admissible
 
allowably
 
adv

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allowable
late 14c., from O.Fr. allouable, from allouer (see allow).
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Example sentences
It defines the smallest allowable amount of quanta in the quantum universe.
All do basically the same thing-they give individuals limited shares of an
  overall allowable catch.
Commit a sin thrice and you will think it allowable.
It is logically quite unnecessary, but rhetorically quite allowable, to use
  commas as well as conjunctions.
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