Quick answer
"Considerable" is an adjective which is often translated as "considerable", and "allowance" is a noun which is often translated as "la asignación". Learn more about the difference between "considerable" and "allowance" below.
considerable(
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sih
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duh
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ruh
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (notably large)
a. considerable
Duncan amassed a considerable fortune importing and selling manufactured goods from China.Duncan amasó una considerable fortuna importando y vendiendo productos manufacturados de China.
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allowance(
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lau
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ihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (payment)
a. la asignación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Each sailor had a daily allowance of rum.A cada marinero se le daba una asignación diaria de ron.
b. la prestación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(from the state)
Make sure you receive all the allowances you are entitled to.Asegúrate de que recibes todas las prestaciones a las que tiene derecho.
c. el subsidio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(from the state)
My husband receives a disability allowance.Mi esposo recibe un subsidio por discapacidad.
d. la pensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(regular payment)
You may be entitled to a widow's allowance.Puede que tenga derecho a cobrar la pensión por viudedad.
2. (pocket money)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la paga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How much allowance do you get each week?¿Cuánto recibes de paga cada semana?
b. la mesada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My parents give me an allowance of five dollars.Mis padres me dan una mesada de cinco dólares.
c. la mensualidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can I have an advance on my allowance?¿Me puedes dar un anticipo de mi mensualidad?
d. la asignación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You're too young to get an allowance.Eres muy pequeño para que te dé una asignación.
e. el domingo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You spent your whole allowance on comic books and candy?¿Gastaste todo tu domingo en cómics y dulces?
3. (tax discount)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
They have increased the married couple's allowance.Han aumentado la cantidad máxima de los ingresos libres de impuestos para las personas casadas.
You get an allowance of 25% if you are the sole occupier of the property.Recibe un descuento del 25 % si eres el único ocupante de la propiedad.
4. (concession)
a. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm fed up of making allowances for his stupidity.Estoy harto de hacer concesiones por su estupidez.
5. (margin)
a. el margen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Leave an 11 cm allowance for the seams.Deje un margen de 11 cm para las costuras.
6. (mechanics)
a. la tolerancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company provides its technicians with a tool upgrade allowance.La empresa provee a sus técnicos con tolerancia de actualizar las herramientas.
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