Able to be added or deducted in consideration of something. (adjective)
Permissible; tolerable; legitimate. (adjective)
Examples of word allowable
The report uses provincial government records to examine the number of grizzly bears that were killed by humans between 2004 and 2008 and compares them with the province's own limits for what it calls the allowable human-caused mortality rate.
“He will be chastened for the maximum term allowable under law if he comes before this court again in connection with the matter in hand,” she said.
That is why there was to be no freeze at the beginning, either for prices or for incomes; that is why there was some flexibility in allowable wage increases, for example to protect "historical relationships"; that is why recognition is given to the importance of investments.
But given that this is the major reason why dress is important, we can expect and predict much variation in what will be defined as allowable dress.
Beyond a certain allowable percentage of unemployment, you cannot go without risking revolution of one sort or another.