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    #1

    allowance

    Hi
    Can you please tell me the meaning of allowance in this sentence:


    Many people regard their non-working hours as family time, but little allowance is made for the time needed to build friendship.





    Thank very much

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    Re: allowance

    '...little allowance is made for...' means '...little consideration is given to...'

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